The Resource West of sunset, Stewart O'Nan

West of sunset, Stewart O'Nan

Label
West of sunset
Title
West of sunset
Statement of responsibility
Stewart O'Nan
Title variation
West of Sunset
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long over. In poor health, with his wife consigned to a mental asylum and his finances in ruins, he struggled to make a new start as a screenwriter in Hollywood. By December 1940, he would be dead of a heart attack. Those last three years of Fitzgerald's life, often obscured by the legend of his earlier Jazz Age glamour, are the focus of Stewart O'Nan's gorgeously and gracefully written novel. With flashbacks to key moments from Fitzgerald's past, the story follows him as he arrives on the MGM lot, falls in love with brassy gossip columnist Sheilah Graham, begins work on The Last Tycoon, and tries to maintain a semblance of family life with the absent Zelda and daughter, Scottie
Summary
A tale inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood finds him reflecting on past events at the height of the Jazz Age while falling in love, struggling to hold his family together and penning <i>The Last Tycoon</i>
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10392107
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Nan, Stewart
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Large print books
  • Authors, American
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
West of sunset, Stewart O'Nan
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.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
446 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628995022
Lccn
2015000213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781628995022
Label
West of sunset, Stewart O'Nan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
446 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628995022
Lccn
2015000213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781628995022

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