Vincent and Theo

The Van Gogh Brothers

An incredible story about brotherly love and the famous artist who was shaped by it.

By Deborah Heiligman Read by Phil Fox Biographies & Memoirs / Family Life / Historical / Young Adult Nonfiction English, Unabridged 9h 30m Sell Sheet
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2 MP3 CDs April 25, 2017 $29.99 $19.99 9781520075648 Add to Cart
8 Audio CDs April 25, 2017 $39.99 $29.99 9781520075600 Add to Cart
							The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh defined both brothers' lives. As a confidant, champion, sympathizer, and friend, Theo financially and emotionally supported his older brother as the artistic but troubled Vincent struggled to find his path in life as both a painter and a man. Throughout that struggle, the brothers shared everything - swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Drawing on the 658 letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, Deborah Heiligman weaves a meticulously researched tale of those two intertwined lives and the extraordinary love that fueled them.

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year 2017; YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults - Awards

"In fittingly painterly language, Heiligman offers vivid descriptions of Vincent's artwork and life, which grow more detailed and colorful as Vincent's own artistic style becomes richer and more refined...This illuminating glimpse into the van Goghs' turbulent life and historical period will add compelling depth to readers' understanding of the iconic painter." - Booklist, Starred Review

"A breathtaking achievement that will leave teens eager to learn more." - School Library Journal, Starred Review

"An intensive exploration of their turbulent lives..." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"A remarkably insightful, profoundly moving story of fraternal interdependence and unconditional love." - Kirkus, Starred Review

"This title is a treasure for readers who want to immerse in a roiling domestic drama and who don't back away from a good cry..." - The Bulletin, Starred Review