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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • North of Crazy
  • Neltje
  • 16 May 2018
  • 1250088143

10 thoughts on “North of Crazy

  1. says:

    One of the reasons I like memoirs is to see how people make decisions which shape their life In North of Crazy, Neltje presents her life beginning as a Doubleday heiress on the east coast to an artist living on her own terms in Wyoming Neltje didn t arrive in Wyoming by accident nor did she just happen by her vocation The journey which both brought Neltje to Wyoming and made her an artist was not always easy, but there was a sense in this memoir that she was actively building her life Neltje One of the reasons I like memoirs is to see how people make decisions which shape their life In North of Crazy, Neltje presents her life beginning as a Doubleday heiress on the east coast to an artist living on her own terms...


  2. says:

    Neltje Doubleday has had a very interesting life of financial security and cultural society Her childhood was a nightmare of abandonment by her totally dysfunctional parents She is a survivor who had to fight everyone and everything to get what was rightfully hers Later in life she became the most stable and successful member of her family She is a well known artist, an entrepreneur, rancher and most of all a strong woman who is comfortable in her own skin She is someone I would really like Neltje Doubleday has had a very interesting life of financial security and cultural society Her childhood was a nightma...


  3. says:

    Full disclosure I know Neltje and have admired her art and philanthropic activities for years What s striking about this memoir is its unadorned honesty Neltje was born into wealth and privilege she is a member of an American ...


  4. says:

    This was a memoir by the daughter of the Doubleday book club founder She grew up with wealth and famous authors but without love and security She tells her story very well and really finds her voice through her art and nature I feel her connection to nature and her art was like therapy for her troubled life The first part of the book reads rather slowly but is necessary to understand her life later I feel sad that her relationships with her family were never healed but that is often the way This was a memoir by the daughter of the Doubleday book club founder She grew up with wealth and famous authors but without love and security She tells her story very well and really finds her voice through her art and nature I feel her connection to nature and her art was like therapy for her troubled...


  5. says:

    A fascinating memoir written by a woman who was the daughter of the founding family of the Doubleday Publishing Company She had to overcome distant parents that did not seem to want to have kids Also there is a great favoritism toward the families only son at the expense of their daughters The author is able to fashion for herself a life as an ar...


  6. says:

    North of Crazy by Neltje is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in mid September.The one named artist Neltje writes of her life between the 1940s and the present day It s very charmed, privilaged life that s fraught with parties, intern...


  7. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Story of the daughter of Nelson Doubleday and the dysfunctional family she grew up in In spite of 2 bad marriages she was able to rise above this with a lot of e...


  8. says:

    I won this book from goodreads this book is hard to put down a life of money has its secrets and doesn t always bring happiness


  9. says:

    I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway Well, I found the book to be just the opposite of another Goodreads member whose review I read here I thought the first half of the book to be easy to read and interesting whereas I yawned my way through the second half Neltje did lead an interesting life, rubbing elbows with the elite and famous, traveling the world, taking and discarding and being discarded by many lovers, buying and selling many residences, etc While it was unfortunate and very sa I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway Well, I found the book to be just the opposite of another Goodreads member whose review I read here I thought the first half of the book to be easy to read and interesting whereas I yawned my way through the second half Neltje did lead an interesting life, rubbing elbows with the elite and famous, traveling the world, taking and discarding and being discarded by many lovers, buying and selling many r...


  10. says:

    Received an ARC of North of Crazy through BookBrowse.com for a fair reviewAnother poor little rich girl storyA seriously dysfunctional family forces Neltje to claim her own way in the world Unfortunately, getting to her new life in Wyoming takes up a lot of the story and I f...


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North of Crazy Imagine A World Of Gatsby Esque Glamor, Opulence, And Cultural Prestige, Of Exclusive Parties And Elegant Dinners, Of Literary Luminaries Including Somerset Maugham, Daphne Du Maurier, Irving Stone, And Theodore Roethke, Of Manhattan Townhouses And Country Estates This Is A World Where Children Are Raised By Nannies, Tutors, Chauffeurs, Gardeners, Butlers, Maids, And Assorted Staff, Sent Off To Private Schools And Largely Ignored By Their Parents.Publishing Magnate Nelson Doubleday S Daughter, Neltje, Was Raised To Assume Her Place As A Society Matron But Beneath A Seemingly Idyllic Childhood, Darker Currents Ran A Colorful But Alcoholic Father Whose Absences Left Holes, A Mother Incapable Of Love, A Family Divided By Money And Power Struggles, And A Secret That Drove The Young Woman Into Emotional Isolation North Of Crazy Is Her Story Written With The Same Fierce Passion, Wit, And Emotion That Drove Her Off The Conventional Path To Reconstruct Her Life From Base Zero She Became An Artist, Cattle Rancher, And Entrepreneur.


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