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Summary Finding Dorothy 108 á [Epub] ➟ Finding Dorothy By Elizabeth Letts – Connecfloor.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 har A richly imagined novel that tells the story behind The [Epub] Finding Dorothy By Elizabeth Letts Connecfloor.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 har 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 Bau.

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M 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 At the time Maud was seventy 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 t.

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Finding DorothyHe rebellious daughter of a leading suffragette and the prairie years of Maud and Frank's early 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 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 Jud.

Summary Finding Dorothy 108 ELIZABETH LETTS is an award winning and bestselling author of both fiction and non fiction The Perfect Horse was the winner of the PEN USA Award for Research Non fiction and a Wall Street Journal bestseller The Eighty Dollar Champion was a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Daniel P Lenehan Award for Media Excellence from the United States Euestrian Foundation She is a.

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  • Angela M

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding Dorothy35 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


  • Dorie - Cats&Books :)

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyNOW 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 my experience because when Maud our main character is talking about the scenes that were being filmed I could remember each and every one of themFrom the blurb you know that this novel is written from the point of view of Maud Gage Baum wife of L Frank Baum the author of The Wizard of Oz There are two time frames one starting in the 1870’s when Maud and Frank are young married very poor and raising their family of four boys The other time frame


  • Debra

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyNow 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 t


  • Julie

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyFinding 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 overseer of Frank’s beloved characters However once ensconced in the studio it is Judy Garland she feels the most protective of I often explain that when I start writing a book review all I’m really doing is thinking out loud and rambling This book had my mind wandering all over the place so this review is bound to skip from one random thought to another Two things about the movie and Judy Garland were on my mind while reading this book One


  • Paromjit

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyElizabeth 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 an


  • Cheri

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding Dorothy 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 that was foretold by a somewhat silly group of young women Josie’s brother – L Frank Baum A man who one day will write one of those beloved childhood books The Wizard of Oz This is the story that is behind the making of both the book and the now classic film a film that made its young star into a bona fide Hollywood icon This story is told in two different time frames one in which Maud is still a relatively young girl daughter of a suffragette to her days at Cornell how she meets the man who will b


  • Diane S ☔

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding Dorothy35 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 ch


  • Elyse Walters

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyI’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 th


  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyThe 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 movie she describes how Garland’s rendition of “Over the Rainbow” takes her back to those tough days before the book’s big boom Maud and Judy Garland connec


  • Liz

    Summary Finding Dorothy 108 Finding DorothyThis 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 fir