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The Resource Farewell, Dorothy Parker, Ellen Meister

Farewell, Dorothy Parker, Ellen Meister

Label
Farewell, Dorothy Parker
Title
Farewell, Dorothy Parker
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Meister
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Determined to defeat her social anxiety, [powerhouse movie critic] Violet visits the Algonquin Hotel to pull strength from the hallowed dining room, where Dorothy Parker and so many other famous writers of the 1920s traded barbs. But she gets more than she bargained for when Dorothy Parker's feisty spirit rematerializes from an ancient guestbook and hitches a ride onto her life"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
Wielding considerable influence as a Hollywood critic in spite of insecurity and social anxiety in her private life, Violet Epps is approached by the ghost of Dorothy Parker, who in exchange for help with moving to the afterlife offers advice on how Violet can find the courage to speak out
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10169499
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meister, Ellen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.E4355
LC item number
F37 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Dorothy
  • Self-realization in women
  • Women authors
  • Film critics
  • Spirits
Target audience
adult
Label
Farewell, Dorothy Parker, Ellen Meister
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 304)
Control code
2012039838
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780399159077
Lccn
2012039838
Label
Farewell, Dorothy Parker, Ellen Meister
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 304)
Control code
2012039838
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780399159077
Lccn
2012039838

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