Heartbreak Hotel

Book cover of Heartbreak Hotel Author: Gabrielle Burton
Year: 1986
Jacket design and illustration: Fred Marcellino
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Edition: First Edition, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780684185941

How better to depict the plight of the traditional housewife, trapped in a very tiny doll house? Fred enlisted his wife to pose for this image, causing a bout of back pain that lasted for weeks. But the image, once again, nailed the author’s intention in a concisely wrought illustration.
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