The Resource West of sunset : a novel, Stewart O'Nan, (eaudio)

West of sunset : a novel, Stewart O'Nan, (eaudio)

Label
West of sunset : a novel
Title
West of sunset
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stewart O'Nan
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1937 F. Scott Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long over. In poor health, with his wife consigned to a mental asylum and his finances in ruins, he struggled to make a new start as a screenwriter in Hollywood. By December of 1940, he would be dead of a heart attack.Those last three years of Fitzgerald's life, often obscured by the legend of his earlier Jazz Age glamour, are the focus of Stewart O'Nan's gorgeously and gracefully written novel. With flashbacks to key moments from Fitzgerald's past, the story follows him as he arrives on the MGM lot, falls in love with brassy gossip columnist Sheilah Graham, begins work on The Last Tycoon, and tries to maintain a semblance of family life with the absent Zelda and daughter Scottie.Fitzgerald's orbit of literary fame and the golden age of Hollywood is brought vividly to life through the novel's romantic cast of characters, from Dorothy Parker and Ernest Hemingway to Humphrey Bogart. A sympathetic and deeply personal portrait of a flawed man who never gave up, even as his every wish and hope seemed thwarted, West of Sunset confirms O'Nan as "possibly our best working novelist" (Salon)
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1961-
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O'Nan, Stewart
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Christopher Lane
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  • Lane, Christopher
  • hoopla digital
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  • Authors, American
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
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Label
West of sunset : a novel, Stewart O'Nan, (eaudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781483050317
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11248897
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11248897
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MWT11248897
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
West of sunset : a novel, Stewart O'Nan, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483050317
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11248897
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11248897
System control number
MWT11248897
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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