The Resource Be frank with me, Julia Claiborne Johnson

Be frank with me, Julia Claiborne Johnson

Label
Be frank with me
Title
Be frank with me
Statement of responsibility
Julia Claiborne Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reclusive literary legend M. M. 'Mimi' Banning has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years. But after falling prey to a Bernie Madoff-style ponzi scheme, she's flat broke. Now Mimi must write a new book for the first time in decades, and to ensure the timely delivery of her manuscript, her New York publisher sends an assistant to monitor her progress. The prickly Mimi reluctantly complies, with a few stipulations: No Ivy-Leaguers or English majors. Must drive, cook, tidy. Computer whiz. Good with kids. Quiet, discreet, sane. When Alice Whitley arrives at the Banning mansion, she's put to work right away-as a full-time companion to Frank, the writer's eccentric nine-year-old, a boy with the wit of Noel Coward, the wardrobe of a 1930s movie star, and very little in common with his fellow fourth-graders
Summary
Reluctantly hired into the home of a famed reclusive writer who would recapture her lost fortunes by completing a new manuscript, Alice Whitley becomes obsessed with identifying the paternity of her employer's precocious young son
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10460352
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Johnson, Julia Claiborne
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Recluses as authors
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Sons
  • Bel Air (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Be frank with me, Julia Claiborne Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn911191250
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780062413710
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)911191250
Label
Be frank with me, Julia Claiborne Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn911191250
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780062413710
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)911191250

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