The Resource Broadway baby : a novel, by Alan Shapiro

Broadway baby : a novel, by Alan Shapiro

Label
Broadway baby : a novel
Title
Broadway baby
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Alan Shapiro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a little girl growing up in Boston, Miriam Bluestein fantasized about a life lived on stage, specifically in a musical. Get married, have a family--sure, maybe she'd do those things, too, but first and foremost there was her career. As a woman, she is both tormented and consoled by those dreams in her day-to-day existence with her family, including a short-tempered husband, a cranky mother, and three demanding children, one of whom, Ethan, shows real talent for the stage. It is through Ethan that Miriam strives to realize her dreams. As she pushes him to make the most of his talent, the rest of her life gradually comes undone, with her husband becoming increasingly frustrated and her other two children--Sam, a mass of quirks and idiosyncrasies, and Julie, hostile and bitter--withdrawing into their own worlds. Still Miriam dreams, praying for that big finale, which, when it comes, is nothing that she ever could have imagined."--from publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shapiro, Alan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.H338
LC item number
B76 2012
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ambition
  • Actresses
  • Motherhood
  • Families
Label
Broadway baby : a novel, by Alan Shapiro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a note from the author and reader's guide (p. [263]-269)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9781565129832
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011020656
System control number
  • 420624
  • (OCoLC)ocn712124027
  • (OCoLC)712124027
  • 409085
  • 409085
  • 420624
  • 420624
Label
Broadway baby : a novel, by Alan Shapiro
Publication
Note
Includes a note from the author and reader's guide (p. [263]-269)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
269 p.
Isbn
9781565129832
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011020656
System control number
  • 420624
  • (OCoLC)ocn712124027
  • (OCoLC)712124027
  • 409085
  • 409085
  • 420624
  • 420624

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