The Resource Selected readings from the portable Dorothy Parker, edited by Marion Meade, (electronic resource)

Selected readings from the portable Dorothy Parker, edited by Marion Meade, (electronic resource)

Label
Selected readings from the portable Dorothy Parker
Title
Selected readings from the portable Dorothy Parker
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marion Meade
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When it comes to expressing the pleasure and pain of being just a touch too smart to be happy, Dorothy Parker is still the champion, after all these years. Along with Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott, and the rest of the Algonquin Round Table, she dominated American popular literature in the 1920s and 1930s. This collection of more than thirty short stories and poems is essential for any Parker fan and an excellent way for new readers to make the acquaintance of one of the twentieth century's most quotable authors, whose memorable lines include: "She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B," "This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force," and "Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses."
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1893-1967
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Dorothy
Dewey number
818/.5209
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3531.A5855
LC item number
A6 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • fiction
  • poetry
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Lorna Raver
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1893-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meade, Marion
  • Raver, Lorna
  • Parker, Dorothy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Dorothy
  • Parker, Dorothy
  • American wit and humor
  • Satire, American
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not applicable
Label
Selected readings from the portable Dorothy Parker, edited by Marion Meade, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 13:23:10
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433283369
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)145747292
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 192391 KB; MP3 file size: 376998 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Selected readings from the portable Dorothy Parker, edited by Marion Meade, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 13:23:10
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433283369
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)145747292
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 192391 KB; MP3 file size: 376998 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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