The Resource The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told : a memoir, Dikkon Eberhart, (electronic resource)

The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told : a memoir, Dikkon Eberhart, (electronic resource)

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The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told : a memoir
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The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told
Title remainder
a memoir
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Dikkon Eberhart
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eng
Summary
As the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet laureate Richard Eberhart, Dikkon Eberhart grew up surrounded by literary giants. Frequent dinner guests included, among others, Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, W. H. Auden, T. S. Eliot, and Sylvia Plath. To the world, they were literary icons. To Dikkon, they were friends who read him bedtime stories, gave him advice, and, on one particularly memorable occasion, helped him with his English homework. Anxious to escape his famous father's shadow, Dikkon struggled for decades to forge an identity of his own, first in writing and then on the stage, before inadvertently stumbling upon the answer he'd been looking for all along-in the most unlikely of places. Filled with unforgettable stories featuring some of the most colorful characters of the Beat Generation, The Time Mom Met Hitler, Frost Came to Dinner, and I Heard the Greatest Story Ever Told is a winsome coming-of-age story about one man's search for identity and what happens when he finally finds it
Summary
As the son of the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Richard Eberhart, Dikkon Eberhart grew up surrounded by literary giants. Dinner guests included, among others, Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, W. H. Auden, and T. S. Eliot, all of whom flocked to the Eberhart house to discuss, debate, and dissect the poetry of the day. To the world, they were literary icons. To Dikkon, they were friends who read him bedtime stories, gave him advice, and, on one particularly memorable occasion, helped him with his English homework. Anxious to escape his famous father’s shadow, Dikkon struggled for decades to forge an identity of his own, first in writing and then on the stage, before inadvertently stumbling upon the answer he’d been looking for all along—in the most unlikely of places
Biography type
autobiography
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10435273
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Midwest
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Eberhart, Dikkon
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Authors, American
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adult
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The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told : a memoir, Dikkon Eberhart, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11282745
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781496406866
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11282745
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remote
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The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told : a memoir, Dikkon Eberhart, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11282745
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781496406866
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11282745
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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