(From the publisher):
An impoverished immigrant has her portrait painted (or not) by John Singer Sargent.
First published as a chapbook by the North Carolina Wesleyan College Press in a signed edition of 1,000 copies. Harper's Magazine presented Section One as a folio in 1993. The Jewish Museum featured Section one in its catalog John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the Wertheimer Family in 2001.
Also published as part of the collection The Practical Heart
Original title: The Practical Heart
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ North America
Fiction→ General Fiction