The Resource Notes on a cowardly lion : the biography of Bert Lahr, John Lahr, (electronic resource)

Notes on a cowardly lion : the biography of Bert Lahr, John Lahr, (electronic resource)

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Notes on a cowardly lion : the biography of Bert Lahr
Title
Notes on a cowardly lion
Title remainder
the biography of Bert Lahr
Statement of responsibility
John Lahr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Lahr's stunning and complex biography of his father, the legendary actor and comedian Bert Lahr Part biography, part history of American show business, Notes on a Cowardly Lion is John Lahr's masterwork: an all-encompassing biography of his father, the comedian and performer Bert Lahr. Best known as the Cowardly Lion in MGM's classic The Wizard of Oz, Lahr was a consummate artist whose career spanned burlesque, vaudeville, Broadway, and Hollywood. While he could be equally raucous and polished in public, Lahr was painfully insecure and self-absorbed in private, keeping his family at arm's length as he quietly battled his inner demons. Told with an impressive objectivity and keen understanding of the constructionand destructionof the performer, Notes on a Cowardly Lion is more than one man's quest to understand his father. It is an extraordinary examination of a life on the stage
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lahr, John
Dewey number
791/.092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lahr, Bert
  • Entertainers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Notes on a cowardly lion : the biography of Bert Lahr, John Lahr, (electronic resource)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453288740
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11549698
Publisher number
MWT11549698
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Notes on a cowardly lion : the biography of Bert Lahr, John Lahr, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453288740
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11549698
Publisher number
MWT11549698
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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