The Letters of Joy Hester and Sunday Reed Re-issue
Normal Price: $26.99
Your Price: $24.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.21 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Dear Sun by Janine Burke
Book DescriptionCorrespondence between Joy Hester and Sunday Reed. Love's intention and the reverse of love's inention slowly mark my life...and on the banks of these dark rivers we become - become what we are to each other and become what we are to ourselves. Sunday Reed I am so conscious of my own limitations that I'm afraid I'll never do the things I dream of - but always I think of you and wonder what you'd think...And how you have always given me so much pleasure because you bothered to follow what my silly dreams were...Joy Hester Joy Hester was the only woman member of Angry penguins, Melbourne's radical art coterie of the war years, and the wife of Albert Tucker. Sunday Reed was her closest friend, a wealthy, charismatic patron of the arts. Their correspondence follows the ebb and flow of their creativity, struggles with illness and poverty, losses and gains in love, and their heated intellectual and artistic debates. Friends and loved ones cross the pages of their letters, among them, Albert Tucker, Max Harris, Sidney Nolan, Barrett Reid, John Percival and the Boyds. Dear Sun is both the intimate portrait of a friendship between two extraordinary women and a fascinati
Buy Dear Sun book by Janine Burke from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781740510967
(196mm x 130mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Vintage (Australia)
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: Australia
Customers who bought this also bought...
Books By Author Janine Burke
Kiffy Rubbo: Curating the 1970s, Paperback (October 2016)
How one woman helped shape the Australian art world.
Nest, Paperback (July 2014)
Part natural history, part folklore, part exploration of art and aesthetics, part memoir, Nest is a beautiful book that will appeal to bird lovers, readers of literature and art lovers alike. It's the perfect gift for your friend or yourself.
In Love with Squares & Rectangles, Paperback (May 2013)
Features 10 quilt projects that use squares and rectangles with results that everyone love. This title shows you how to alter patterns for a different look by resizing the blocks, trying a different setting, or changing the colour palette.
Source, Paperback (June 2012)» View all books by Janine Burke
Creativity is a place. Memory is an image. The artistic process itself is a journey, a specific one, the return to a lost and cherished childhood realm, the original source of inspiration and identity.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dear Sun book by Janine Burke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Janine Burke
Janine Burke is the award-winning author of fifteen books of art history, biography and fiction. Between 1977 and 1982, she lectured in art history at the Victorian College of the Arts before resigning to write full time. She has degrees in art history from the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and Deakin University. She has written extensively on the Heide Circle, including Joy Hester, Dear Sun- The Letters of Joy Hester and Sunday Reed and The Eye of the Beholder- Albert Tucker's Photographs. Australian Gothic, her acclaimed biography of Tucker, was published by Knopf in 2002 and the final book in the Heide quartet, The Heart Garden, a biography of Sunday Reed. She has lectured extensively on art, curated exhibitions, written for newspapers and journals and acted as a consultant to films and documentaries.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.