The Whalestoe Letters

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The Whalestoe Letters

Format:  Paperback,

86 pages

Publisher: Random House Inc

Publish Date: Oct 2000

ISBN-13: 9780375714412

ISBN-10: 0375714413

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Between 1982 and 1989, Pelafina H. Lie vre 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 moving relationship between a brilliant though mentally ill mother and the precocious, gifted young son she never ceases to love.
Originally contained within the monumental House of Leaves, this collection stands alone as a stunning portrait of mother and child. It is presented here along with a foreword by Walden D. Wyhrta and eleven previously unavailable letters.

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Publisher: Random House Inc
Publish Date: Oct 2000
ISBN-13: 9780375714412
ISBN-10: 0375714413
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 86
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.3
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.0 x 8.25 x 0.25

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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 moving relationship between a brilliant though mentally ill mother and the precocious, gifted young son she never ceases to love.

Originally contained within the monumental House of Leaves, this collection stands alone as a stunning portrait of mother and child. It is presented here along with a foreword by Walden D. Wyhrta and eleven previously unavailable letters.

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