(New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts


Finding Dorothy

review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review Free download Finding Dorothy ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rly days when they lived among the people especially young Dorothy who would inspire Frank's masterpiece Woven into this past story is one set in 1939 describing the high pressured days on The Wizard of Oz film set where Judy is being badgered by the director producer and her ambitious stage mother to lose weight bind her breasts and laugh cry and act terrified on command As Maud had promised to protect the original Dorothy back in Aberdeen she now takes on the job of protecting young Ju. 35 I still remember when I first saw The wizard of Oz I was fairly young and it was a little bit scary and alot magical I deliver it again through my children and now it s the turn of my grandchildren In fact my two grandaunts and i played make believe reenacting the witches I m melting scene Great funAnyway this story starts with a 77 year old Maude coming to MGM studios to insist on assisting in the making of the movie The movie of course written by her husband Frank now dead for over 20 years He had made her promise to take care of Dorothy She meets a very young Judy Garland who is singing Somewhere over the rainbowThe story then goes back in time to when Maude was in college but leaves to marry Frank Their lives wouldn t be easy but they would have four sons together Thought this part was a little too dramatic and a little too drawn outThe Hollywood story however did draw me in so much I didn t know about Judy Garland What a horrible piece of work her mother was what tragic childhood Anyway a nostalgic trip down memory lane and the author does relate what was fact and what was made up for the stake of the story She did do an extensive amount of research Definitely worth reading just for the memories which are pricelessARC from Edelweiss Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Compass) young Dorothy who would inspire Frank's masterpiece Woven into this past story is one set in 1939 describing the high pressured days on The Wizard of Oz film set where Judy is being badgered by the director producer and her ambitious stage mother to lose weight bind her breasts and laugh cry and act terrified on command As Maud had promised to protect the original Dorothy back in Aberdeen she now takes on the job of protecting Somebody Else Is On The Moon young Ju. 35 I still remember when I first saw The wizard of Oz I was fairly Sekiro Shadows Die Twice, Official Game Guide young and it was a little bit scary and alot magical I deliver it again through my children and now it s the turn of my grandchildren In fact my two grandaunts and i played make believe reenacting the witches I m melting scene Great funAnyway this story starts with a 77 Sekiro Shadows Die Twice, Official Game Guide year old Maude coming to MGM studios to insist on assisting in the making of the movie The movie of course written by her husband Frank now dead for over 20 Operation Warboard years He had made her promise to take care of Dorothy She meets a very The Exercise of Vital Powers young Judy Garland who is singing Somewhere over the rainbowThe story then goes back in time to when Maude was in college but leaves to marry Frank Their lives wouldn t be easy but they would have four sons together Thought this part was a little too dramatic and a little too drawn outThe Hollywood story however did draw me in so much I didn t know about Judy Garland What a horrible piece of work her mother was what tragic childhood Anyway a nostalgic trip down memory lane and the author does relate what was fact and what was made up for the stake of the story She did do an extensive amount of research Definitely worth reading just for the memories which are pricelessARC from Edelweiss

review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts

review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review Free download Finding Dorothy ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free A richly imagined novel that tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz the book that inspired the iconic film through the eyes of author L Frank Baum's intrepid wife Maud from the family's hardscrabble days in South Dakota to the Hollywood film set where she first meets Judy Garland Maud Gage Baum widow of the author of the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz met Judy Garland the young actress playing the role of Dorothy on the set of The Wizard of Oz in 1939 At the time Maud was sev. Now almost twenty years after her husband s death many people didn t recognize his name but was there anyone big or small who didn t know Dorothy and the Scarecrow the tin man and the LionWho hasn t seen the Wizard of Oz Anyone I know that I still watch it at least once a year Finding Dorothy tells the story of the making of The Wizard of Oz and the story of Maud Gage Baum the widow of the Author and her life with her husband Frank Baum L Frank Baum The Struggles they faced during their marriage their love and Frank s writing of The Wonderful Wizard of OzThis book is told in two time lines Maud and Frank s life together and later when Maud goes to Hollywood and is on set and strikes up a relationship with Judy Garland during the filming of The Wizard of Oz I learned many interesting facts while reading this book the ruby red shoes I coveted as a child were not meant to be red Emerald City was not green they almost cut Somewhere over the Rainbow out of the movie and that Judy Garland was slapped forced to go every other day without food had to smoke 80 cigarettes a day and took pills to suppress her appetite and then those to help her sleep Judy won an Academy Award for her performance and walked away with a drug problemMaud was a formidable woman and stood up for Garland and became friends with her Through the course of the filming when not sticking up for Garland she was fighting with producers to keep true to her husband s work She was spunky and not afraid to speak her mind and speak up when she saw something which wasn t right She was after all the daughter of a famous women s suffrage and feminist activistThis started a little slow for me and I found myself picking up other books but then it hooked me I appreciated the dual timelines and learning about Maud s earlier life It is a shame that L Frank Baum never lived to see his work made into a movie A former actor and theater man I imagine he would have been proud of the movie and of his wife for becoming involved and being there during the filming I am finding that I am enjoying reading the Afterword of books and and this book was no exception The Author tells how as a young girl she wanted to be like Dorothy one who could stare down a lion melt a witch tame a wizard She also shares history on Frank and Maud Baum and her uest to learn about the movie and her motivation to write this book This is an enjoyable book that I am sure fans of the movie and the book will enjoy I learned a lot and it was fun to see place I know and have been to talked about in this book I appreciated how the Author took real people and used real events and facts from their lives to write this book This is a book that has heart and is a lovely tribute to an iconic and well loved movie and the story behind the movie The Story of how the book came to be the story of a man who dreamed of a better place full of interesting characters This is the story of dreamers of actors of writers of couples of family and of OzThank you to Random House Publishing Group Ballantine and NetGalley who provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review The thoughts and opinions are my own Sekiro Shadows Die Twice, Official Game Guide young actress playing the role of Dorothy on the set of The Wizard of Oz in 1939 At the time Maud was sev. Now almost twenty Operation Warboard years after her husband s death many people didn t recognize his name but was there anyone big or small who didn t know Dorothy and the Scarecrow the tin man and the LionWho hasn t seen the Wizard of Oz Anyone I know that I still watch it at least once a The Exercise of Vital Powers year Finding Dorothy tells the story of the making of The Wizard of Oz and the story of Maud Gage Baum the widow of the Author and her life with her husband Frank Baum L Frank Baum The Struggles they faced during their marriage their love and Frank s writing of The Wonderful Wizard of OzThis book is told in two time lines Maud and Frank s life together and later when Maud goes to Hollywood and is on set and strikes up a relationship with Judy Garland during the filming of The Wizard of Oz I learned many interesting facts while reading this book the ruby red shoes I coveted as a child were not meant to be red Emerald City was not green they almost cut Somewhere over the Rainbow out of the movie and that Judy Garland was slapped forced to go every other day without food had to smoke 80 cigarettes a day and took pills to suppress her appetite and then those to help her sleep Judy won an Academy Award for her performance and walked away with a drug problemMaud was a formidable woman and stood up for Garland and became friends with her Through the course of the filming when not sticking up for Garland she was fighting with producers to keep true to her husband s work She was spunky and not afraid to speak her mind and speak up when she saw something which wasn t right She was after all the daughter of a famous women s suffrage and feminist activistThis started a little slow for me and I found myself picking up other books but then it hooked me I appreciated the dual timelines and learning about Maud s earlier life It is a shame that L Frank Baum never lived to see his work made into a movie A former actor and theater man I imagine he would have been proud of the movie and of his wife for becoming involved and being there during the filming I am finding that I am enjoying reading the Afterword of books and and this book was no exception The Author tells how as a Sri Dasam Granth Sahib young girl she wanted to be like Dorothy one who could stare down a lion melt a witch tame a wizard She also shares history on Frank and Maud Baum and her uest to learn about the movie and her motivation to write this book This is an enjoyable book that I am sure fans of the movie and the book will enjoy I learned a lot and it was fun to see place I know and have been to talked about in this book I appreciated how the Author took real people and used real events and facts from their lives to write this book This is a book that has heart and is a lovely tribute to an iconic and well loved movie and the story behind the movie The Story of how the book came to be the story of a man who dreamed of a better place full of interesting characters This is the story of dreamers of actors of writers of couples of family and of OzThank Down a Narrow Path you to Random House Publishing Group Ballantine and NetGalley who provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review The thoughts and opinions are my own

Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review

review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review Free download Finding Dorothy ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Enty eight and Judy was sixteen In spite of their age difference Maud immediately connected to Judy especially when Maud heard her sing Over the Rainbow a song whose yearning brought to mind the tough years in South Dakota when Maud and her husband struggled to make a living until Frank Baum's book became a national sensationThis wonderfully evocative two stranded story recreates Maud's youth as the rebellious daughter of a leading suffragette and the prairie years of Maud and Frank's ea. Elizabeth Letts blends fact and fiction in this fascinating piece of historical fiction that explores the life of Maud Gage Baum the little known wife of L Frank Baum the famous author of the The Wizard of Oz The narrative has two timelines that of Maud and her family from the 1870s onwards and the 78 year old Maud s presence on the Hollywood film set of The Wizard of Oz in 1939 where she aims to ensure that the movie stays true to her husband s vision Maud is the daughter of Matilda a well known suffragette a feminist and mother who ensured that Maud was unencumbered by the limits faced by women at the time Maud is a fearless and independent character and one of the first women to attend Cornell University which is where she meets the actor Frank when the two are introduced to each other by her flatmateMaud proves to be her own woman when she marries Frank despite the fierce opposition of her mother Frank is a wonderfully imaginative father but it is Maud s indomitable strength optimism and determination that is key to surviving challenging years of penury in South Dakota where various entrepreneurial ventures collapse Insights of their family and children through the years are to inform Frank s novel and the characters within it such as Dorothy and the Tin Man These years lay the foundation for the strong willed Maud that we encounter in 1939 she has no ualms about taking on Hollywood executives The young Judy Garland is being mistreated and abused on the film slapped fed pills and cigarettes to keep her weight down all of which is aided and abetted by Judy s ghastly and ambitious mother Maud takes it upon herself to do all that she can to help and protect Judy but no doubt it is these beginnings that are to contribute to Judy s later life becoming so troubled with her addictions and insecuritiesLetts engages in considerable research for her novel although she does take liberties here and there with history and her characters I found this compulsive reading particularly the parts that relate to the making of The Wizard of Oz which I have seen so many times and love I imagine there are few people who have never seen it Letts characterisation of Maud is wonderful Maud is a one off the kind of woman that I was immediately drawn to and found such a compulsive stand out character as the central protagonist of the story This is an entertaining read and I thoroughly enjoyed the insights of US history provided in Maud and Frank s story and that of the Hollywood movie business that Letts provides in the narrative Many thanks to uercus for an ARC Radical Reconstruction yearning brought to mind the tough Sweet Retribution Rydeville Elite #3 years in South Dakota when Maud and her husband struggled to make a living until Frank Baum's book became a national sensationThis wonderfully evocative two stranded story recreates Maud's The Analogy Book of Related Words Your Secret Shortcut to Power Writing youth as the rebellious daughter of a leading suffragette and the prairie Akademie X: Lessons in Art Life years of Maud and Frank's ea. Elizabeth Letts blends fact and fiction in this fascinating piece of historical fiction that explores the life of Maud Gage Baum the little known wife of L Frank Baum the famous author of the The Wizard of Oz The narrative has two timelines that of Maud and her family from the 1870s onwards and the 78 Viata lui Ceausescu. Ucenicul partidului year old Maud s presence on the Hollywood film set of The Wizard of Oz in 1939 where she aims to ensure that the movie stays true to her husband s vision Maud is the daughter of Matilda a well known suffragette a feminist and mother who ensured that Maud was unencumbered by the limits faced by women at the time Maud is a fearless and independent character and one of the first women to attend Cornell University which is where she meets the actor Frank when the two are introduced to each other by her flatmateMaud proves to be her own woman when she marries Frank despite the fierce opposition of her mother Frank is a wonderfully imaginative father but it is Maud s indomitable strength optimism and determination that is key to surviving challenging The Stone Dragon and Other Tragic Romances years of penury in South Dakota where various entrepreneurial ventures collapse Insights of their family and children through the Asperger Leben in zwei Welten years are to inform Frank s novel and the characters within it such as Dorothy and the Tin Man These Herding Cats: A Strategy for Preventive Diplomacy years lay the foundation for the strong willed Maud that we encounter in 1939 she has no ualms about taking on Hollywood executives The Data and Goliath young Judy Garland is being mistreated and abused on the film slapped fed pills and cigarettes to keep her weight down all of which is aided and abetted by Judy s ghastly and ambitious mother Maud takes it upon herself to do all that she can to help and protect Judy but no doubt it is these beginnings that are to contribute to Judy s later life becoming so troubled with her addictions and insecuritiesLetts engages in considerable research for her novel although she does take liberties here and there with history and her characters I found this compulsive reading particularly the parts that relate to the making of The Wizard of Oz which I have seen so many times and love I imagine there are few people who have never seen it Letts characterisation of Maud is wonderful Maud is a one off the kind of woman that I was immediately drawn to and found such a compulsive stand out character as the central protagonist of the story This is an entertaining read and I thoroughly enjoyed the insights of US history provided in Maud and Frank s story and that of the Hollywood movie business that Letts provides in the narrative Many thanks to uercus for an ARC

  • Hardcover
  • 351
  • Finding Dorothy
  • Elizabeth Letts
  • en
  • 11 September 2020
  • 9780525622109

10 thoughts on “(New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts

  1. says: Free download Finding Dorothy (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts

    review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts 35 stars rounded up“ The Wizard of Oz “ has been one of my favorite movies for years than I’m willing to ad

  2. says: Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Free download Finding Dorothy

    review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts NOW AVAILABLE I FIND MYSELF TELLING EVERYONE ABOUT THIS BOOKMy 2019 year of reading is off to a wonderful start partly because of this wonderful book This is such an original story that I couldn’t wait to start reading and I was not disappointed The fact that I've watched this movie over a dozen times improved

  3. says: Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Free download Finding Dorothy

    Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Now almost twenty years after her husband's death many people didn't recognize his name but was there anyone big or small who didn't know Dorothy and the Scarecrow the tin man and the LionWho hasn't seen the Wizard of Oz Anyone I k

  4. says: (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts

    (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts is a 2019 Ballantine Books publication A different and captivating perspective on the magical’ Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ L Frank Baum and his exceptional partner in life the irrepressible Maud Baum I had no idea what to expect when I began reading this book but I must say it was surprising For

  5. says: (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Free download Finding Dorothy

    (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts blends fact and fiction in this fascinating piece of historical fiction that explores the life of Maud Gage Baum the little known wife of L Frank Baum the famous author of the The Wizard of Oz The narrative has two timelines that of Maud and her family from the 1870s onwards and the 78 year old M

  6. says: (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review Free download Finding Dorothy

    Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts NOW AVAILABLE When Maud Gage began her first year of Cornell University her focus was only on higher learning and certainly not the boys of Cornell Her roommate is Josie Josie Baum and it is through Josie that Maud meets the man th

  7. says: review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review

    review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts 35 I still remember when I first saw The wizard of Oz I was fairly young and it was a little bit scary and alot magical I deliver it again through my children and now it's the turn of my grandchildren In fact my two grandaunts and i played make believe reenacting the witches I'm melting scene Great funAnyway thi

  8. says: (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Free download Finding Dorothy

    review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts I’m off to follow the yellow brick road to drop off my negativity pick up new marbles for my brain give my heart

  9. says: review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts

    (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts The story behind the story of the classic book and movie ♥️ Finding Dorothy is the story behind one of the most beloved books and movies of all time The Wizard of Oz The story is told through the voice of L Frank Baum’s wife M

  10. says: review å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Elizabeth Letts (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review

    Elizabeth Letts Ó 5 review (New) [Finding Dorothy] Author Elizabeth Letts This is a sweet story of the widow of L Frank Baum the writer of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz It’s told both during the making of the movie years after Mr Baum has passed on and the years of their lives together Mrs Maud Baum the daughter of a suffragette is one of the first women to go to Cornell as a coed There she is introduced to her fu

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *