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The Resource Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini

Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini

Label
Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal
Title
Empire of self
Title remainder
a life of Gore Vidal
Statement of responsibility
Jay Parini
Title variation
  • Life of Gore Vidal
  • Gore Vidal
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The life of Gore Vidal was an amazingly full one: full of colorful incident, famous people, and lasting achievements that calls out for careful evocation and examination. Jay Parini crafts Vidal's life into [a] ... story that puts the experience of one of the great American figures of the postwar era into context; introduces the author and his works to a generation who may not know him; and looks behind the scenes at the man and his work in ways never possible before his death"--Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3543.I26
LC item number
Z85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 464 pages
Isbn
9780385537568
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015004719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2015004719
Label
Empire of self : a life of Gore Vidal, Jay Parini
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 464 pages
Isbn
9780385537568
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015004719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2015004719

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