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Author Greenberg, Jan, 1942-
Title The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius / Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan.
Pub Info New York : Roaring Brook Press, ©2013
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 92 OHR     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Ohr     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 92 OHR     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 92 OHR     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 53 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience NC1070L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.9 1 1 162301
"A Neal Porter Book."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary An account of the life of the eccentric ceramics artist traces his youth against a backdrop of the Civil War and political unrest in Biloxi, Mississippi; his creation of thousands of unconventional pots, vases and sculptures; and the remarkable trove discovered after his death that revealed the uniqueness of his talent. Includes information about the Frank Gehry–designed museum that houses the Ohr collection, lessons in "How to Look at a Pot" and how to use a potter's wheel.
Subject Ohr, George E., 1857-1918 -- Juvenile literature.
Ohr, George E., 1857-1918.
Potters -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Art pottery, American -- Mississippi -- Biloxi -- Juvenile literature.
Potters.
Art pottery, American.
Add Author Jordan, Sandra (Sandra Jane Fairfax)
Alt Title George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
ISBN 9781596438101 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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