By Marilee Shapiro Asher,Linda Hansell

during this fascinating and witty autobiography, 102-year-old artist Marilee Shapiro Asher recounts her stories of transforming into up in a mansion within the Hyde Park region of Chicago; her household lifestyles; her involvement with pivotal occasions and influential humans of the twentieth century; her occupation as an artist and sculptor; and her life-long curiosity in esoteric principles, from Greek mythology to Zen to the Gurdjieff work.
The e-book additionally chronicles her family’s background, together with their reviews possessing and working the enormous Ferris Wheel on the 1904 St. Louis World’s reasonable, and the family-run wrecking corporation which dismantled the failed French Panama Canal venture, and the St. Louis and Chicago Worlds festivals. those vignettes and the accompanying photos fantastically evoke the traditions and cultural touchstones of a bygone era.

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