The First Novel In Nearly A Decade From Myla Goldberg, The Award Winning, New York Times Bestselling Author Of Bee Season A Compelling And Wholly Original Story About A Female Photographer Grappling With Ambition And Motherhood, A Balancing Act Familiar To Women Of Every Generation Feast Your Eyes, Framed As The Catalogue Notes From A Photography Show At The Museum Of Modern Art, Tells The Life Story Of Lillian Preston America S Worst Mother, America S Bravest Mother, America S Worst Photographer, Or America S Greatest Photographer, Depending On Who Was Talking After Discovering Photography As A Teenager Through Her High School S Photo Club, Lillian Rejects Her Parents Expectations Of College And Marriage And Moves To New York City In 1955 When A Small Gallery Exhibits Partially Nude Photographs Of Lillian And Her Daughter Samantha, Lillian Is Arrested, Thrust Into The National Spotlight, And Targeted With An Obscenity Charge Mother And Daughter S Sudden Notoriety Changes The Course Of Both Of Their Lives And Especially Lillian S Career As She Continues A Life Long Quest For Artistic Legitimacy And Recognition.Narrated By Samantha, Feast Your Eyes Reads As A Collection Of Samantha S Memories, Interviews With Lillian S Friends And Lovers, And Excerpts From Lillian S Journals And Letters A Collage Of Stories And Impressions, Together Amounting To An Astounding Portrait Of A Mother And An Artist Dedicated, Above All, To A Vision Of Beauty, Truth, And Authenticity.
Myla Goldberg is the bestselling author of Bee Season, Wickett s Remedy, and The False Friendas well as a children s book, Catching the Moon.
- 336 pages
- Feast Your Eyes
- Myla Goldberg
- 04 January 2018 Myla Goldberg