The Resource The beautiful and the damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, (electronic resource)

The beautiful and the damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, (electronic resource)

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The beautiful and the damned
Title
The beautiful and the damned
Statement of responsibility
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Title variation
Beautiful and damned
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Language
eng
Summary
F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, The Beautiful and Damned, is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless postwar generation who live intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure. Anthony Patch is a 1920s socialite and the presumptive heir to a tycoon's fortune. His marriage to the beautiful but selfish Gloria is idyllic at first, but the union slowly disintegrates as reality sets in and their sole goal becomes Anthony's grandfather's fortune. Gloria's beauty fades, and Anthony's drinking takes its toll.Charting the corrosive attraction of wealth and malign influence, The Beautiful and Damned is also a vivid portrait of early-twentieth-century New York and the sights and sounds of the city's burgeoning night life
Summary
Set in the heady Jazz Age of New York, "The beautiful and damned" chronicles the relationship between Anthony Patch, a Harvard-educated aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful trophy wife, Gloria, as they wait to inherit his grandfather's fortune. Anticipating easy millions, they embrace the glittering, hedonistic lifestyle of the pretentious nouveaux riches, but find that they are living a dream that is all too fleeting
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10134320
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1896-1940
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Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Dewey number
813.52
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Kirby Heyborne
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  • Heyborne, Kirby
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Inheritance and succession
  • Married people
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adult
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Label
The beautiful and the damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10756056
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 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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9781400199617
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756056
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The beautiful and the damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756056
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400199617
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
MWT10756056
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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