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The Resource American rhapsody : writers, musicians, movie stars, and one great building, Claudia Roth Pierpont

American rhapsody : writers, musicians, movie stars, and one great building, Claudia Roth Pierpont

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American rhapsody : writers, musicians, movie stars, and one great building
Title
American rhapsody
Title remainder
writers, musicians, movie stars, and one great building
Statement of responsibility
Claudia Roth Pierpont
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Incisive biographical profiles of some of the most iconic American artists and creations of the twentieth century"--
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Biography type
collective biography
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New Yorker
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Pierpont, Claudia Roth
Dewey number
  • 810.9/005
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth
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  • Authors, American
  • Performing arts
  • Popular culture
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General
  • HISTORY / Essays
Label
American rhapsody : writers, musicians, movie stars, and one great building, Claudia Roth Pierpont
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The majority of essays were previously published in The New Yorker
  • Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- Cries and Whispers: Edith Wharton -- For Love and Money: F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Behind the Mask: Bert Williams and Stepin Fetchit -- Jazzbo: George Gershwin -- The Silver Spire: The Chrysler Building -- Tough Guy: Dashiell Hammett -- The Collector: Peggy Guggenheim -- Born For The Part: Katharine Hepburn -- The Player Kings: Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier -- Method Man: Marlon Brando -- Another Country: James Baldwin -- A Raised Voice: Nina Simone
Control code
BK0017580808
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780374104405
Lccn
2015036371
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
American rhapsody : writers, musicians, movie stars, and one great building, Claudia Roth Pierpont
Publication
Note
  • The majority of essays were previously published in The New Yorker
  • Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- Cries and Whispers: Edith Wharton -- For Love and Money: F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Behind the Mask: Bert Williams and Stepin Fetchit -- Jazzbo: George Gershwin -- The Silver Spire: The Chrysler Building -- Tough Guy: Dashiell Hammett -- The Collector: Peggy Guggenheim -- Born For The Part: Katharine Hepburn -- The Player Kings: Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier -- Method Man: Marlon Brando -- Another Country: James Baldwin -- A Raised Voice: Nina Simone
Control code
BK0017580808
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780374104405
Lccn
2015036371
Other physical details
illustrations

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