|The photographer Cherie Nutting first visited Paul Bowles at home in Tangier in 1986, having corresponded several times with him in 1985. When Nutting arrived in Tangier, Morocco, they soon became friends, with daily visits and lengthy talks. In 1999, Paul Bowles collaborated with Nutting on a book of photographs entitled Yesterday's Perfume: An Intimate Memoir of Paul Bowles (Clarkson Potter: 2000). This volume contains Paul Bowles' last writings of essays and contains many of his handwritten photo captions.
Joe McPhillips, the longtime Headmaster of The American School of Tangier who died in June 2007, once stated that Cherie had become one the closest woman friends of Paul Bowles since the death of his wife Jane in 1973.
(All photographs are copyright © by Cherie Nutting and may not be used without written permission.)
|Paul and Jerez, 1997||"Casa Italia"|
|Walking to Abdeslam's, 1994||"Lunch on the Old Mountain", 1994|
|Paul Bowles imitating Jane Bowles, Tangier 1988|
|Paul Bowles' eyes, 1986||"On the hood of the Mustang before it died," 1994|
Some of Paul Bowles' many suitcases were stacked in the entrance hall in his Tangier apartment. (Photograph © Cherie Nutting)
(Photographs copyright © by Cherie Nutting)
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Read a book review of Yesterday's Perfume: an Intimate Memoir of Paul Bowles by Cherie Nutting with Paul Bowles.
Read an interview with Cherie Nutting by Stephen Aiken: "Are We Going to Fez? Talking Paul Bowles".
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