American writers

Format: Book on CD 2008
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Audio Books CD 810.9 Ame
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Books
 
Call Number  CD 810.9 Ame
 
 
Summary
The Spoken Word series highlights the speeches, readings, and broadcasts delivered by notable literary minds. Here, several acclaimed American writers are featured.
On this triple CD, published to coincide with the British Writers CD set, some 27 American Writers talk about their lives and work. Most of the recordings come from BBC broadcasts and many have not been published before. Highlights on this CD include: rare recordings of two early American winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature: Sinclair Lewis and Pearl Buck. It also features Arthur Miller talking about his marriage to Marilyn Monroe, and John Steinbeck talking about why he wrote The Grapes of Wrath .
Contents
Gertrude Stein
Sinclair Lewis
Anita Loos
Raymond Chandler
Eugene O'Neill
Henry Miller
Pearl Buck
James Thurber
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Thornton Wilder
Vladimir Nabokov
John Steinbeck
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Lillian Hellman
James Michener
Eudora Welty
Tennessee Williams
Mary McCarthy
William S. Burroughs
Ralph Ellison
Saul Bellow
Arthur Miller
Patricia Highsmith
James Baldwin
William Styron
Gore Vidal
Toni Morrison.

Additional Information
Subjects Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Authorship.
Interviews
Audiobooks.
Publisher London :British Library :2008
BBC,
Other Titles Spoken word.
Contributors Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951.
Loos, Anita, 1893-1981.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991.
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984.
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989.
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Ellison, Ralph.
Bellow, Saul.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012.
Morrison, Toni.
BBC Radio.
British Library.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Language English
Notes British Library: NSACD 50--NSACD 52 (on container spine: NSACD 50-52).
Principally previously released interviews from BBC Radio broadcasts.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Richard Fairman ([28] p.) inserted in container.
Description 3 audio discs (3 hr., 31 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780712305440
0712305440
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