Posts Tagged ‘daughters’

Revere Beach Boulevard by Roland Merullo – Dedication

In Books, Novels on November 12, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Roland Merullo dedicated Revere Beach Boulevard:

For Alexandra Merullo,

Eleonora Merullo, and Gerard Sikorski

Alexandra Merullo is the author’s eldest daughter.

Eleonora is his paternal grandmother, with whom he lived for most of his life in a big Neapolitan Italian family.

Google couldn’t find Gerard X Sikorski, but you’ll hear more about him tomorrow.

Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver ~ Dedication

In Books, Novels on August 19, 2010 at 12:05 pm

Another Barbara Kingsolver for you! She dedicated the book Pigs in Heaven ~

For Camille

Camille is her eldest daughter.

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver – dedication

In Books, Novels on August 7, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Barbara Kingsolver dedicated her 2000 novel Prodigal Summer ~

For Steven, Camille, and Lily,
And for wildness, where it lives.

Steven is her second husband;
Camille and Lily are her daughters.

Prodigal Summer is dedicated to Steven, Camille, Lily and wildness

Harry Potter Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling – Dedication

In Adventure, Books on July 4, 2010 at 6:19 pm

The very first Harry Potter book, published thirteen years ago (30 June 1997), featured this dedication:

For Jessica, who loves stories,  for Anne, who loved them too,  and for Di, who heard this one first.

This is a multi-generational dedication from JK Rowling:

– Jessica, her daughter

– Anne, her mother

– Di, her younger sister

Source: the lovely @JKRFan

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Harry Potter Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling – Dedication

In Adventure, Books on July 2, 2010 at 9:16 am

JK Rowling dedicated Half-Blood Prince, her sixth Harry Potter book ~

To Mackenzie,

my beautiful daughter,

I dedicate

her ink-and-paper twin.

Visit Harry Potter Lexicon for more!

Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

In Adventure, Books, Classics, Novels on March 10, 2010 at 12:00 pm

To those good-mannered and agreeable children, Susie and Clara Clemens, this book is affectionately inscribed by their father.

– The Prince and The Pauper by Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens

Life is So Good

In Uncategorized on February 10, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Life is So Good by George Dawson is dedicated to his teacher and son.

From George Dawson, this book is dedicated to my teacher, Carl Henry, and to my son, George Jr.

From Richard Glaubman, this book is dedicated to my wife, Jody, and to my children, Jessie and Casey.

– Life is So Good by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman.

Mr. Dawson learned to read at age 98 and wrote his autobiography before his 103rd birthday!