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The Resource Finding Dorothy : a novel, Elizabeth Letts, (sound recording)

Finding Dorothy : a novel, Elizabeth Letts, (sound recording)

Label
Finding Dorothy : a novel
Title
Finding Dorothy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Letts
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book--because she's the only one left who knows its secrets. But the moment she hears Judy Garland rehearsing the first notes of "Over the Rainbow," Maud recognizes the yearning that defined her own life story: from her youth as a suffragette's daughter to her coming of age as one of the first women in the Ivy League, from her blossoming romance with Frank to the hardscrabble prairie years that inspired The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Judy reminds Maud of a young girl she cared for and tried to help in South Dakota, a dreamer who never got her happy ending. Now, with the young actress under pressure from the studio as well as her ambitious stage mother, Maud resolves to protect her--the way she tried so hard to protect the real Dorothy"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Letts, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3612.E88
LC item number
F56 2019ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ann Marie Lee and the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lee, Ann Marie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baum, Maud Gage
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Garland, Judy
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Finding Dorothy : a novel, Elizabeth Letts, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio disc (13 hr., 59 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984846044
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA8499
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • on1066246050
  • (OCoLC)1066246050
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Finding Dorothy : a novel, Elizabeth Letts, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio disc (13 hr., 59 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984846044
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA8499
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • on1066246050
  • (OCoLC)1066246050
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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