Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The voyeur's motel / Gay Talese.

Talese, Gay, author. (Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main 306.77 TAL (Text) 840191002391212 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Checked out 12/14/2016
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 306.7709 TAL (Text) 36626103763132 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 616.8583 TAL (Text) 34330512989030 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello 616.85 TALESE (Text) 37743002179838 Adult Nonfiction Available -
North Madison County Elwood Public Library 306.77 TAL (Text) 30419101511563 New Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City LEASED FICTION TALESE (Text) 30403002185833 Adult - Fiction Bestseller Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 306.7709 Talese (Text) 31208912459379 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802125811
  • Physical Description: 233 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller 'Thy Neighbor's Wife,' Gay Talese received an anonymous handwrittern letter from a man in Colorado. 'Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America,' the letter began, 'I feel I have important information that I could contribute to its contents or to contents of a future book.' The man went on to tell Talese an astonishing secret: he had bought a motel outside Denver to satisfy his voyeuristic desires. Underneath the roof of his motel, the man had built an 'observation platform,' fitted with vents, through which he could watch his unwitting guests. Unsure what to make of this confession, Talese traveled to Colorado where he met the man--Gerald Foos--and verified his story in person, [and read some of his extensive journals, a secret record of America's changing social and sexual mores]"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Foos, Gerald.
Voyeurism.
Motels > Colorado > Denver.
Sex customs > United States.

Additional Resources