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The Resource Veronica, Mary Gaitskill, (electronic resource)

Veronica, Mary Gaitskill, (electronic resource)

Label
Veronica
Title
Veronica
Statement of responsibility
Mary Gaitskill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The extraordinary new novel from the acclaimed author of Bad behavior and Two girls, fat and thin, Veronica is about flesh and spirit, vanity, mortality, and mortal affection. Set mostly in Paris and Manhattan in the desperately glittering 1980s, it has the timeless depth and moral power of a fairy tale. As a teenager on the streets of San Francisco, Alison is discovered by a photographer and swept into the world of fashion-modeling in Paris and Rome. When her career crashes and a love affair ends disastrously, she moves to New York City to build a new life. There she meets Veronica--an older wisecracking eccentric with her own ideas about style, a proofreader who comes to work with a personal "office kit" and a plaque that reads "Still anal after all these years." Improbably, the two women become friends. Their friendship will survive not only Alison's reentry into the seductive nocturnal realm of fashion, but also Veronica's terrible descent into the then-uncharted realm of AIDS
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
Grade range: Grade 9 - Grade 12
LC call number
PS3557.A36
LC item number
V47 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Kathe Mazur
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Veronica, Mary Gaitskill, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 8:29:15
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415947623
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn191673461
  • 5255978
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 121975 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Veronica, Mary Gaitskill, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 8:29:15
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415947623
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn191673461
  • 5255978
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 121975 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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