Friday, July 22, 2016

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

August 16, 2016

From the New York Times  bestselling author of The Dovekeepers  and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Hoffman unfolds the intriguing story of Pissarro’s beginnings. She adeptly and beautifully imagines the tempestuous life of the artist’s mother, Rachel PomiĆ©, who defied convention for passion, and how his formative years on the island influenced him personally and professionally.

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