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

Pierpont, Claudia Roth, author. (Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 810.9 PIERPONT (Text) 33946003116915 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Spencer County Public Library - Rockport 810.9 PIE (Text) 70741000140487 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374104405
  • ISBN: 0374104409
  • Physical Description: 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Many of these essays were previously published, in slightly different form, in The New Yorker"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "Incisive biographical profiles of some of the most iconic American artists and creations of the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Performing arts > 20th century > Biography.
Popular culture > United States > 20th century.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS > American > General.
HISTORY > Essays.

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