The Resource Gorgeous, Paul Rudnick, (electronic resource)

Gorgeous, Paul Rudnick, (electronic resource)

Label
Gorgeous
Title
Gorgeous
Statement of responsibility
Paul Rudnick
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inner beauty wants out. Eighteen-year-old Becky Randle is an ordinary girl who receives an impossible offer. She meets Tom Kelly, the world's top designer, and he promises to create three dresses to transform her from a nothing-special girl into the Most Beautiful Woman Who Ever Lived. Becky thinks Tom is a lunatic, or that he's producing a hidden camera show called Worl'd Most Gullible Poor People. But she accepts, and she's remade as Rebecca. When Becky looks in the mirror, she sees herself - an awkward mess of split ends and cankles. But when anyone else looks at Becky, they see pure five-alarm hotness. Soon Rebecca is on the cover of Vogue and the new Hollywood darling. She then meets Prince Gregory, heir to the British throne, and everything starts to crumble. Because Rebecca aside, Becky loves him. But to love her back, Gregory would have to look past the blinding Rebecca to see the real girl inside. And for that, there's not enough magic in the world. A screamingly defiant, hugely naughty, and impossibly fun free fall past catwalks, red carpets, and even the halls of Bucking-ham Palace, Gorgeous does the imposssible: It makes you see yourself clearly for the first time. Advisory: Contains strong language
Summary
When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle's mother dies, she is whisked away from a trailer park to New York City, where fashion designer Tom Kelly offers to transform her into a glamorous Rebecca, a girl fit for a prince--but soon she begins to fear that she will lose touch with her real self
Theme
Storyline
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Writing style
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10229864
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rudnick, Paul
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not applicable
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1140
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
PerformerNote
Read by Elizabeth Morton
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  • Morton, Liz
  • hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Beauty, Personal
  • Princes
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Gorgeous, Paul Rudnick, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10809901
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 02 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780545595476
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10809901
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Gorgeous, Paul Rudnick, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10809901
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 02 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780545595476
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
MWT10809901
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
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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