Tompkins, Ptolemy (Christian)

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TOMPKINS, Ptolemy (Christian)

TOMPKINS, Ptolemy (Christian). American, b. 1962?. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Writer and illustrator. Publications: NONFICTION: This Tree Grows Out of Hell: Mesoamerica and the Search for the Magical Body, 1990; Color the Ancient Forest (juvenile), 1991; (ed.) P. Bowe, Gardens in Central Europe, 1991; The Monkey in Art, 1994; (with N. Sapieha) A Dog Lover's Collection, 1995; Paradise Fever: Growing Up in the Shadow of the New Age (autobiography), 1997. Illustrator of juvenile nonfiction. Address: c/o Avon Books, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.