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The Resource Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman

Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman

Label
Almost famous women : stories
Title
Almost famous women
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Megan Mayhew Bergman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stories that explores the lives of talented, gutsy women throughout history. Now Megan Mayhew Bergman resurrects these women, lets them live in the reader's imagination, so we can explore their difficult choices. Nearly every story in this collection is based on a woman who attained some celebrity--she raced speed boats or was a conjoined twin in show business; a reclusive painter of renown; a member of the first all-female, integrated swing band. We see Lord Byron's illegitimate daughter, Allegra; Oscar Wilde's troubled niece, Dolly; "West With the Night" author Beryl Markham; Edna St. Vincent Millay's sister, Norma. These extraordinary stories travel the world, explore the past (and delve into the future), and portray fiercely independent women defined by their acts of bravery, creative impulses, and sometimes reckless decisions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergman, Megan Mayhew
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.E7556
LC item number
A6 2015
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bergman, Megan Mayhew
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Short stories, American
  • Large type books
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
Label
Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman
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
Contents
The pretty, grown-together children -- The siege at Whale Cay -- Norma Millay's film noir period -- Romaine remains -- Hazel Eaton and the Wall of Death -- The autobiography of Allegra Byron -- Expression theory -- Saving Butterfly McQueen -- Who killed Dolly Wilder -- A high-grade bitch sits down for lunch -- The internees -- The lottery, redux -- Hell-diving women
Control code
1606134
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479570
Lccn
2015010806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1606134
  • (OCoLC)905344148
Label
Almost famous women : stories, Megan Mayhew Bergman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pretty, grown-together children -- The siege at Whale Cay -- Norma Millay's film noir period -- Romaine remains -- Hazel Eaton and the Wall of Death -- The autobiography of Allegra Byron -- Expression theory -- Saving Butterfly McQueen -- Who killed Dolly Wilder -- A high-grade bitch sits down for lunch -- The internees -- The lottery, redux -- Hell-diving women
Control code
1606134
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479570
Lccn
2015010806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1606134
  • (OCoLC)905344148

Library Locations

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