The Resource Leading men : a novel, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)

Leading men : a novel, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)

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Leading men : a novel
Title
Leading men
Title remainder
a novel
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Christopher Castellani
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eng
Summary
"Spectacular... moving, beautifully written, and a bona fide page-turner."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review"An extraordinary book."--Lauren Groff, author of FloridaIlluminating one of the great love stories of the twentieth century - Tennessee Williams and his longtime partner Frank Merlo - Leading Men is a glittering novel of desire and ambition, set against the glamorous literary circles of 1950s Italy. In July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a mysteriously taciturn young Swedish beauty and aspiring actress. Their encounter will go on to alter all of their lives. Ten years later, Frank revisits the tempestuous events of that fateful summer from his deathbed in Manhattan, where he waits anxiously for Tennessee to visit him one final time. Anja, now legendary film icon Anja Bloom, lives as a recluse in the present-day U.S., until a young man connected to the events of 1953 lures her reluctantly back into the spotlight after he discovers she possesses the only surviving copy of Williams's final play. What keeps two people together and what breaks them apart? Can we save someone else if we can't save ourselves? Like The Master and The Hours, Leading Men seamlessly weaves fact and fiction to navigate the tensions between public figures and their private lives. In an ultimately heartbreaking story about the burdens of fame and the complex negotiations of life in the shadows of greatness, Castellani creates an unforgettable leading lady in Anja Bloom and reveals the hidden machinery of one of the great literary love stories of the twentieth-century
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TEFOD
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1972-
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Castellani, Christopher
Dewey number
813/.6
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LC call number
PS3603.A875
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fiction
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Read by Edoardo Ballerini
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1970-
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Ballerini, Edoardo
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  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Merlo, Frank
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Actresses
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Celebrities
  • Gay men
  • Authors
  • Actresses
  • Authors
  • Celebrities
  • Gay men
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Italy
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Italy
  • New York (State)
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Leading men : a novel, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)
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on1085565036
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 45 min., 42 sec.))
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online
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9781984842503
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Label
Leading men : a novel, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1085565036
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 45 min., 42 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781984842503
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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not applicable
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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78DCFC70-60B9-4601-9ACC-BCF95EF332DB
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  • (Sirsi) o1085565036
  • (OCoLC)1085565036
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