The Resource Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman, (large print)

Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman, (large print)

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Almost famous women : stories
Title
Almost famous women
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Megan Mayhew Bergman
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Language
eng
Summary
The fascinating lives of the characters in Almost Famous Women have mostly been forgotten, but their stories are burning to be told. Nearly every story in this collection is based on a woman who attained some celebrity -- she raced speed boats or was a conjoined twin in show business; a reclusive painter of renown; a member of the first all-female, integrated swing band. We see Lord Byron's illegitimate daughter, Allegra; Oscar Wilde's troubled niece, Dolly; West With the Night author Beryl Markham; Edna St. Vincent Millay's sister, Norma. These extraordinary stories travel the world, explore the past (and delve into the future), and portray fiercely independent women defined by their acts of bravery, creative impulses, and sometimes reckless decisions
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.E7556
LC item number
A6 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman, (large print)
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Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman, (large print)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-321)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The pretty, grown-together children -- The siege at Whale Cay -- Norma Millay's film noir period -- Romaine remains -- Hazel Eaton and the Wall of Death -- The autobiography of Allegra Byron -- Expression theory -- Saving Butterfly McQueen -- Who killed Dolly Wilder -- A high-grade bitch sits down for lunch -- The internees -- The lottery, redux -- Hell-diving women
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ocn905344148
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479570
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2015010806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)905344148

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