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The Resource Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini

Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini

Label
Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal
Title
Empire of self
Title remainder
a life of Gore Vidal
Statement of responsibility
Jay Parini
Title variation
Every time a friend succeeds something inside me dies
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intimate, authorized yet frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925-2012), one of the most accomplished, visible and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century. -- Publisher marketing
Summary
An authorized profile of the influential twentieth-century American novelist and cultural figure explores the private psychological and sexual aspects of his character behind his celebrity while examining his relationships and the secrets that shaped hisbeliefs
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10446480
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parini, Jay
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Authors, American
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life of Gore Vidal
Label
Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ocn900594425
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
464 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385537568
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015004719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)900594425
Label
Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ocn900594425
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
464 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385537568
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015004719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)900594425

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