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THE UNKNOWN ROCKWELL - A Portrait of Two American Families
By James A. "Buddy" Edgerton and Nan O'Brien | Foreword by Dick Clark (Television Producer and former host, American Bandstand)
It doesn't matter if you live on the East Coast or West Coast, in the South or in the West - the story of Vermont farm boy "Buddy," who became Norman Rockwell's best friend and favorite Boy Scout Model, is a pleasure to read even if you are a non-Vermonter or if you don't often read books.
The story is an easy read, suitable for young and old! You've seen his face a million times; now - for the first time - meet the man who inspired Norman Rockwell! Read stories about the great American artist and the private man you've never heard before from the one man who knew him like no one else - James A. "Buddy" Edgerton! Not only did Buddy model for Norman Rockwell, in his adulthood years Buddy became the model for The Lone Ranger creator Gene Pelham, and his image appeared on many covers of the beloved Dell comic book series.
The book is supplemented by 32 pages of personal photos and photos from Norman's actual modeling sessions, accompanied by the resulting illustrations. Learn more about the unique story of James A. "Buddy" Edgerton, Norman Rockwell's close friend, next door neighbor, and favorite Boy Scout model, please click here.
- Interior: 288 pages, including 32 pages with photos and illustrations
- Exterior: Hardcover with dust jacket
- Size: 6 x 9
- Publication Date: 10/08/2009