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❴Reading❵ ➸ Finding Dorothy Author Elizabeth Letts – Formresponse.co.uk 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 harA 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.

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.

Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û

Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û ELIZABETH LETTS is an award winning and bestselling author of both fiction and non fiction The Perfect Horse was the winner of the 2017 PEN USA Award for Research Non fiction and a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller The Eighty Dollar Champion was a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 2012 Daniel P Lenehan Award for Media Excellence from the United States Euestrian Foundation She is a

finding kindle dorothy ebok Finding Dorothy ePUBEnty 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.

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  1. Angela M Angela M says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUB35 stars rounded up“ The Wizard of Oz “ has been one of my favorite movies for years than I’m willing to admit I’ve seen it so many times that I can recite a lot of the dialogue by heart I have to admit though that I have never read the book and having read this novel makes me want to read it If I had read the book I would have known that the ruby slippers weren’t red and that Oz is not emerald green among other things I just knew that this book would evoke nostalgic feelings and it did It also brings to light some of things that happened behind the scenes during the filming of the movie and brings us the back story of L Fr


  2. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBNOW 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 doz


  3. Debra Debra says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBNow 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 Lion?Who 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 cu


  4. Julie Julie says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBFinding 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 the most part this is a fictionalized account of Maud Baum’s life However the story alternates between Maud’s background and the Wizard of Oz movie set in 1939 where Maud has appointed herself the protector and


  5. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBElizabeth 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


  6. Cheri Cheri says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUB 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 t


  7. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUB35 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


  8. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBI’m off to follow the yellow brick road to drop off my negativity pick up new marbles for my brain give my heart a bathand as for courage goes well it’s not an issue as you can seeIt must be sacrilegious to say anything less than ‘aw’ when it comes to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” But this book was just ‘ok’ for me Given that I’ve read some heavy books recently with another 700 page book I’m reading filled with war again drugs and violence I thought there couldn’t be a fluffy fun book to read than “Finding Dorothy” a lightweight pallet cleanserBut I wasn’t especially enchanted Oh this book was endearingly sweet at times butkick ass Baum wife Maud wasn’t particularly a warm to connect with woman Andthis was her story She had a lot to saybut I found her personality a little off putting The history was interesting but I wasn’t blown over by it I like the beginning and


  9. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBThe 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 Maud Finding Dorothy covers the time that Maud and Frank live in South Dakota barely making ends meet It was during this time that the couple meets a real life Dorothy who inspired Frank to write the novel The book also covers Maud’s early years as the daughter of a suffragette When Maud later is introduced to Judy Garland who would play the beloved Dorothy character in the movi


  10. Liz Liz says:

    Kindle Elizabeth Letts Û Finding Dorothy PDF í Û finding kindle, dorothy ebok, Finding Dorothy ePUBThis 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 future husband the cousin of her roommate She defies her mother to marry this theatre man This isn’t a deep tale or an overly impressive story But it is entertaining We hear everything from Maud’s perspective and it’s definitely her story not Frank’s The movie is so well known it’s easy to picture Judy Garland and the scenes from the movie as they are created You do learn interesting stories involving the origination of different ideas within the story how the movie differed from the book and about the actors I was pleased to learn that most of the inspiration for the book discus


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