The Resource City of girls : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert., (eaudio)

City of girls : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert., (eaudio)

Label
City of girls : a novel
Title
City of girls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gilbert.
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Language
eng
Summary
From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't have to be a good girl to be a good person.Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by Oprah.com, Real Simple, Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan, GoodReads, PureWow, Vulture, The Millions and more."Life is both fleeting and dangerous, and there is no point in denying yourself pleasure, or being anything other than what you are."Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, and no-nonsense stage manager. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand. Ultimately, though, it leads her to a new understanding of the kind of life she craves - and the kind of freedom it takes to pursue it. It will also lead to the love of her life, a love that stands out from all the rest. Now ninety-five years old and telling her story at last, Vivian recalls how the events of those years altered the course of her life - and the gusto and autonomy with which she approached it. "At some point in a woman's life, she just gets tired of being ashamed all the time," she muses. "After that, she is free to become whoever she truly is." Written with a powerful wisdom about human desire and connection, City of Girls is a love story like no other
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1969-
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Gilbert, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3557.I3415
LC item number
C58 2019ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Blair Brown
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Blair
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Young women
  • Theaters
  • Entertainers
  • Scandals
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
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Label
City of girls : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert., (eaudio)
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 15 min., 37 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781984888471
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
7B43B103-1A91-4B33-B10D-4DC2A11446F3
System control number
  • on1103710158
  • (OCoLC)1103710158
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
City of girls : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert., (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 15 min., 37 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984888471
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
7B43B103-1A91-4B33-B10D-4DC2A11446F3
System control number
  • on1103710158
  • (OCoLC)1103710158
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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