The Resource Girls like us : Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon-- and the journey of a generation, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)

Girls like us : Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon-- and the journey of a generation, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)

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Girls like us : Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon-- and the journey of a generation
Title
Girls like us
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Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon-- and the journey of a generation
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Sheila Weller
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Language
eng
Summary
Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon remain among the most enduring and important women in popular music. Each woman is distinct: King is the product of outer-borough, middle-class New York City; Mitchell is a granddaughter of Canadian farmers; and Simon is a child of the Manhattan intellectual upper crust. They collectively represent, in their lives and their songs, a great swath of American girls who came of age in the late 1960s. Their stories trace the arc of the now-mythic generation known as "the sixties"-the female version-but in a bracingly specific and deeply recalled way, far from cliche. The history of the women of that generation had never been written-until now-and it is told through the resonant lives and emblematic songs of Mitchell, Simon, and King.Filled with the voices of many dozens of these women's intimates, this alternating biography reads like a novel-except it's all true, and the heroines are famous and beloved. Sheila Weller captures the character of each woman and gives a balanced portrayal enriched by a wealth of new information.Girls Like Us is an epic treatment of midcentury women who dared to break tradition and become what none had been before them-confessors in song, rock superstars, and adventurers of heart and soul
Summary
Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon remain among the most enduring and important women in popular music. Each woman is distinct: King is the product of outer-borough, middle-class New York City; Mitchell is a granddaughter of Canadian farmers; and Simon is a child of the Manhattan intellectual upper crust. They collectively represent, in their lives and their songs, a great swath of American girls who came of age in the late 1960s
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technical information on music
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10083124
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Midwest
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Weller, Sheila
Dewey number
782.421640922
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Susan Ericksen
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  • Ericksen, Susan
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True
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  • Singers
  • Rock musicians
  • Women rock musicians
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adult
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Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--and the journey of a generation
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Girls like us : Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon-- and the journey of a generation, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT10756998
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (23hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400126491
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT10756998
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Girls like us : Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon-- and the journey of a generation, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756998
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (23hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400126491
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
MWT10756998
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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