The Resource Robin, Dave Itzkoff

Robin, Dave Itzkoff

Label
Robin
Title
Robin
Statement of responsibility
Dave Itzkoff
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
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Language
eng
Summary
This program includes a prologue and epilogue read by the author.From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, comes the definitive audiobook biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative and beloved entertainer. He often came across as a man possessed, holding forth on culture and politics while mixing in personal revelations - all with mercurial, tongue-twisting intensity as he inhabited and shed one character after another with lightning speed. But as Dave Itzkoff shows in this revelatory biography, Williams's comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt, which he drew upon in his comedy and in celebrated films like Dead Poets Society; Good Morning, Vietnam; The Fisher King; Aladdin; and Mrs. Doubtfire, where he showcased his limitless gift for improvisation to bring to life a wide range of characters. And in Good Will Hunting he gave an intense and controlled performance that revealed the true range of his talent.Itzkoff also shows how Williams struggled mightily with addiction and depression - topics he discussed openly while performing and during interviews - and with a debilitating condition at the end of his life that affected him in ways his fans never knew. Drawing on more than a hundred original interviews with family, friends, and colleagues, as well as extensive archival research, Robin is a fresh and original look at a man whose work touched so many lives
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Itzkoff, Dave
Dewey number
791.4302/8092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN2287.W473
LC item number
I89 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dave Itzkoff and Fred Berman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berman, Fred
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Robin
  • Williams, Robin
  • Comedians
  • Actors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Comedy
  • Actors
  • Comedians
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Label
Robin, Dave Itzkoff
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1035846919
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16 hr., 22 min., 32 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427296962
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unknown
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Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
95D06BD4-D324-4E1A-8761-A04CA234F960
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1035846919
  • (OCoLC)1035846919
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Robin, Dave Itzkoff
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1035846919
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16 hr., 22 min., 32 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427296962
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
95D06BD4-D324-4E1A-8761-A04CA234F960
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1035846919
  • (OCoLC)1035846919
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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