The Resource Leading men, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)

Leading men, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)

Label
Leading men
Title
Leading men
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Castellani
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An expansive yet intimate story of desire, artistic ambition, and fidelity, set in the glamorous literary and film 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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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Castellani, Christopher
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A875
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Merlo, Frank
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Actresses
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Celebrities
  • Gay men
  • Authors
  • Italy
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Leading men, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=372&titleID=4057686
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525559061
Lccn
2018031769
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5e854b62-ccdf-4069-aede-2c1292c8b0b3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1043050420
Label
Leading men, Christopher Castellani, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=372&titleID=4057686
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525559061
Lccn
2018031769
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5e854b62-ccdf-4069-aede-2c1292c8b0b3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1043050420

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