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The Resource The guest list : how Manhattan defined American sophistication : from the Algonquin round table to Truman Capote's ball, Ethan Mordden

The guest list : how Manhattan defined American sophistication : from the Algonquin round table to Truman Capote's ball, Ethan Mordden

Label
The guest list : how Manhattan defined American sophistication : from the Algonquin round table to Truman Capote's ball
Title
The guest list
Title remainder
how Manhattan defined American sophistication : from the Algonquin round table to Truman Capote's ball
Statement of responsibility
Ethan Mordden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mordden, Ethan
Dewey number
974.7/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.5
LC item number
.M83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Celebrities
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
The guest list : how Manhattan defined American sophistication : from the Algonquin round table to Truman Capote's ball, Ethan Mordden
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
Contents
Did Mrs. Astor attend? -- The 1920s -- Grand hotel : the Round Table -- Dorothy Parker and Edna Ferber : the loneliness of smarty -- The marriage(s) of the century -- The 1930s -- Jimmy Walker, Fiorello La Guardia, and the war of the minorities -- I cabaret'd last night : Ethel Waters and the Black emergence in show business -- The 1940s -- Wise guys -- Dorothy Thompson : man's work -- Culture for free -- Who killed society? -- The 1950s -- The war on the column -- The 1960s -- Cole Porter : and you'll rate with all the great swells -- Truman Capote and the war of the writers -- The ball of the century
Control code
ocm555656435
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 317 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312540241
Lccn
2010037255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)555656435
  • (Sirsi) a1048861
Label
The guest list : how Manhattan defined American sophistication : from the Algonquin round table to Truman Capote's ball, Ethan Mordden
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
Contents
Did Mrs. Astor attend? -- The 1920s -- Grand hotel : the Round Table -- Dorothy Parker and Edna Ferber : the loneliness of smarty -- The marriage(s) of the century -- The 1930s -- Jimmy Walker, Fiorello La Guardia, and the war of the minorities -- I cabaret'd last night : Ethel Waters and the Black emergence in show business -- The 1940s -- Wise guys -- Dorothy Thompson : man's work -- Culture for free -- Who killed society? -- The 1950s -- The war on the column -- The 1960s -- Cole Porter : and you'll rate with all the great swells -- Truman Capote and the war of the writers -- The ball of the century
Control code
ocm555656435
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 317 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312540241
Lccn
2010037255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)555656435
  • (Sirsi) a1048861

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