Farrar, Straus and Giroux: November 2013
Seller ID: 41134
Condition: New - New
The long-awaited biography of the defining illustrator of the twentieth century by a celebrated art critic. Norman Rockwell, as much as Walt Disney or Ronald Reagan, provided America with a mirror of its dreams and aspirations. As the star illustrator for "The Saturday Evening Post "for nearly half a century, Rockwell portrayed a fantasy of civic togetherness, of American decency and good cheer. Or, as Deborah Solomon writes in her authoritative new biography, he painted "a history of the American people that had never happened." Who was Norman Rockwell? Behind the folksy, pipe-smok... View More...