The Resource I used to be charming : the rest of Eve Babitz, Eve Babitz ; edited by Sara J. Kramer ; introduction by Molly Lambert

I used to be charming : the rest of Eve Babitz, Eve Babitz ; edited by Sara J. Kramer ; introduction by Molly Lambert

Label
I used to be charming : the rest of Eve Babitz
Title
I used to be charming
Title remainder
the rest of Eve Babitz
Statement of responsibility
Eve Babitz ; edited by Sara J. Kramer ; introduction by Molly Lambert
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
I Used to Be Charming gathers nearly fifty pieces written between 1975 and 1997, including the full text of Babitz's wry book-length investigation into the pioneering lifestyle brand Fiorucci. The title essay, published here for the first time, recounts the accident that came close to killing her in 1996; it reveals an uncharacteristically vulnerable yet never less than utterly charming Babitz
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Babitz, Eve
Dewey number
814
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lambert, Molly
  • Kramer, Sara J.
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Babitz, Eve
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
I used to be charming : the rest of Eve Babitz, Eve Babitz ; edited by Sara J. Kramer ; introduction by Molly Lambert
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
All this and The godfather too -- My God, Eve, how can you live here? -- Needles in the land of fruits and nuts -- My life in a 36DD bra, or, The all-American obsession -- No onions -- On not being a tomboy -- Losing weight made me a new person, a novelist -- Shopping -- Sunday, blue pool, Sunday -- Venice, California -- Honky-tonk nights : the good old days at L.A.'s Troubadour -- A Californian looks at New York -- Anna's Brando -- The girl from Gold's Gym -- The tyranny of fashion -- Tiffany's before breakfast -- Skin deep -- Out of the woods -- The path to radiant pain -- Sunset tango -- Sober virgins of the Eighties -- Attitude dancing -- Ronstadt for president -- Rapture of the shallows -- The sexual politics of fashion -- Gotta dance -- The soup can as big as the Ritz -- Blame it on the VCRs -- Jim Morrison is dead and living in Hollywood -- I was a naked pawn for art -- Life at Chateau Marmont : the sequel -- They might be giants -- Great legs -- Chairmen of the board -- Party at the beach -- Hippie heaven -- Billy Baldwin -- The American scene -- A city laid out like lace -- Hello Columbus -- Nicholas Cage -- Girls' town -- The Manson murders -- Jackie's kids -- Keeping time in Ojai -- Santa Fe : angels we have heard on high -- Love and kisses -- Scent of a woman -- I used to be charming -- Fiorucci : the book
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
433 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781681373799
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 492678
  • (HPL)354396
  • 492678
Label
I used to be charming : the rest of Eve Babitz, Eve Babitz ; edited by Sara J. Kramer ; introduction by Molly Lambert
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
All this and The godfather too -- My God, Eve, how can you live here? -- Needles in the land of fruits and nuts -- My life in a 36DD bra, or, The all-American obsession -- No onions -- On not being a tomboy -- Losing weight made me a new person, a novelist -- Shopping -- Sunday, blue pool, Sunday -- Venice, California -- Honky-tonk nights : the good old days at L.A.'s Troubadour -- A Californian looks at New York -- Anna's Brando -- The girl from Gold's Gym -- The tyranny of fashion -- Tiffany's before breakfast -- Skin deep -- Out of the woods -- The path to radiant pain -- Sunset tango -- Sober virgins of the Eighties -- Attitude dancing -- Ronstadt for president -- Rapture of the shallows -- The sexual politics of fashion -- Gotta dance -- The soup can as big as the Ritz -- Blame it on the VCRs -- Jim Morrison is dead and living in Hollywood -- I was a naked pawn for art -- Life at Chateau Marmont : the sequel -- They might be giants -- Great legs -- Chairmen of the board -- Party at the beach -- Hippie heaven -- Billy Baldwin -- The American scene -- A city laid out like lace -- Hello Columbus -- Nicholas Cage -- Girls' town -- The Manson murders -- Jackie's kids -- Keeping time in Ojai -- Santa Fe : angels we have heard on high -- Love and kisses -- Scent of a woman -- I used to be charming -- Fiorucci : the book
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
433 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781681373799
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 492678
  • (HPL)354396
  • 492678

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