Emily Carr

Excerpts from Growing Pains: The Autobiography of Emily Carr
Charming and pointed vignettes from the life of a great Canadian painter

Emily Carr was a brilliant Canadian painter, and possibly an even more engaging writer. Growing Pains, her autobiography, is a charming and pointed series of vignettes describing her early life, family and artistic training. It’s far and away one of the most conversational and readable autobiographies in our library, and a perfect look into the life of a woman who pushed the boundaries of North American art.

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Emily Carr

Hard-smoking woman documents Canada's native people

1871 – 1945

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