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The Resource The cosmopolitans, Sarah Schulman

The cosmopolitans, Sarah Schulman

Label
The cosmopolitans
Title
The cosmopolitans
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Schulman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A modern retelling of Balzac's classic Cousin Bette by one of America's most prolific and significant writers. Earl, a black, gay actor working in a meatpacking plant, and Bette, a white secretary, have lived next door to each other in the same Greenwich Village apartment building for thirty years. Shamed and disowned by their families, both found refuge in New York and in their domestic routine. Everything changes when Hortense, a wealthy young actress from Ohio, comes to the city to make it
Summary
Two unlikely friends, cast out of their own families, search for understanding in 1950s Bohemian New York City
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10481287
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Schulman, Sarah
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1799-1850
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Balzac, Honore de
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True
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  • Gay actors
  • Actresses
  • West Village (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The cosmopolitans, Sarah Schulman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000054768627
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781558619043
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015017798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907652966
Label
The cosmopolitans, Sarah Schulman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000054768627
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781558619043
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015017798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907652966

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