The Resource Saint Mazie : a novel, Jami Attenberg

Saint Mazie : a novel, Jami Attenberg

Label
Saint Mazie : a novel
Title
Saint Mazie
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jami Attenberg
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Middlesteins comes a stunning novel about a Prohibition-era bad girl turned good: Saint Mazie, Queen of the Bowery"--
  • "Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets. When the Great Depression hits, Mazie's life is on the brink of transformation. Addicts and bums roam the Bowery; homelessness is rampant. If Mazie won't help them, then who? When she opens the doors of The Venice to those in need, this ticket-taking, fun-time girl becomes the beating heart of the Lower East Side, and in defining one neighborhood helps define the city. Then, more than ninety years after Mazie began her diary, it's discovered by a documentarian in search of a good story. Who was Mazie Phillips, really? A chorus of voices from the past and present fill in some of the mysterious blanks of her adventurous life. Inspired by the life of a woman who was profiled in Joseph Mitchell's classic Up in the Old Hotel, SAINT MAZIE is infused with Jami Attenberg's signature wit, bravery, and heart. Mazie's rise to "sainthood"--and her irrepressible spirit--is unforgettable"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Attenberg, Jami
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.T784
LC item number
S25 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Saint Mazie : a novel, Jami Attenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781455599899
Lccn
2014041173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn892888658
  • 699894
Label
Saint Mazie : a novel, Jami Attenberg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781455599899
Lccn
2014041173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn892888658
  • 699894

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