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The Whalestoe Letters

The Whalestoe Letters

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2000
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0375714413
ISBN13
9780375714412
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Between 1982 and 1989, Pelafina H. Lièvre sent her son, Johnny Truant, a series of letters from The Three Attic Whalestoe Institute, a psychiatric facility in Ohio where she spent the final years of her life. Beautiful, heartfelt, and tragic, this correspondence reveals the powerful and deeply movi ...more

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Mark Z. Danielewski is an American author best known for his books House of Leaves , Only Revolutions , The Fifty Year Sword , and The Familiar series.

Danielewski studied English Literature at Yale. He then decided to move to Berkeley, California, where he took a summer program in Latin at the University of California, Berkeley. He also spent time in Paris, preoccupied mostly with writing.

In the early 1990s, he pursued graduate studies at th
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