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Queen Meryl : the iconic roles, heroic deeds, and legendary life of Meryl Streep / Erin Carlson ; illustrations by Justin Teodoro.

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  • 9 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton B STREEP (Text) 36806002102679 NEW ITEMS Available -
Eckhart PL - Main BIO STREEP meryl (Text) 840191002734590 Biographies - Upper Level Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood NONFICTION Streep (Text) 36626104079603 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B STREEP, MERYL (Text) 37500004636128 New Items Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B STREEP (Text) 34330513412362 Adult - Biography Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 STR (Text) 37323005456481 NONFIC On holds shelf -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 792.028 CARL (Text) 39231033601812 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
North Madison Co PL - Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library (Summitville) B STREEP CAR (Text) 30419300557736 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Osgood PL - Osgood Main Library 921 STR (Text) 39692000980077 New Item Shelves Available -
Scott County PL - Scottsburg BIO STR (Text) 35830801983759 Biography Checked out 04/28/2020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316485272
  • ISBN: 0316485276
  • Physical Description: x, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-300) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : gird your loins! -- From geek to Streep -- Runaway Meryl -- Mother Meryl -- Meryl goes nuclear -- Meryl the lion -- Meryl the heartbreaker -- Meryl the martyr -- Middle-aged Meryl -- Meryl the immortal -- Meryl the river goddess -- Meryl the romantic -- Mozart Meryl -- Meryl the wallflower -- Meryl the shape-shifter -- Meryl the editrix -- Meryl the nun -- Meryl masters the art of French cooking -- Meryl the stateswoman -- Meryl the superhero -- A Streeping genius.
Summary, etc.:
This is the story of how an awkward, ambitious suburban teen from humble beginnings transformed herself into a high school homecoming queen, and later, the most celebrated actress of our time. Meryl Streep came of age during the women's movement of the seventies, and has worn her activism on her sleeve even when it was unfashionable. As she reached forty, the age when many leading ladies fade away, Streep plunged forrward, leaping into roles that interested her and winning a pile of awards along the way. Meanwhile, she remained an unlikely box-office draw, steering The Devil Wears Prada to blockbuster success and critical acclaim. She never tackles the same character twice. Instead, she leverages her rarified platform to channel a range of dynamic, complicated women - Joanna Kramer, Karen Silkwood, Julia Child, Margaret Thatcher, and Katharine Graham, to name a few - rather than play second fiddle to the male lead. Her Streepness will have none of that. Journalist and author Erin Carlson documents all of Meryl's Oscars, accents, causes, memes, friendships, and feuds. Curated with illustrations by artist Justin Teodoro, along with unexpected sidebars, lists, and intermissions, Queen Meryl is a captivating and inspiring portrait of an artist and trailblazer still at the top of her game.
Subject: Streep, Meryl
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Biography.
Nonfiction.

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