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The Resource Delayed rays of a star : a novel, Amanda Lee Koe

Delayed rays of a star : a novel, Amanda Lee Koe

Label
Delayed rays of a star : a novel
Title
Delayed rays of a star
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Lee Koe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At a chance encounter at a Berlin soirée in 1928, the photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt captures three very different women together in one frame: up-and-coming German actress Marlene Dietrich, who would wend her way into Hollywood as one of its lasting icons; Anna May Wong, the world's first Chinese American star, playing for bit parts while dreaming of breaking away from her father's modest laundry; and Leni Riefenstahl, whose work as a director would first make her famous--then, infamous. From Weimar Berlin to LA's Chinatown, from a seaside resort in East Germany to a luxury apartment on the Champs-Élysée, the different settings they inhabit are as richly textured as the roles they play: siren, muse, predator, or lover, each one a carefully calibrated performance. And in the orbit of each star live secondary players--a Chinese immigrant housemaid, a German soldier on leave from North Africa, a pompous Hollywood director--whose voices and viewpoints reveal the legacy each woman left in her own time, as well as in ours."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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1987-
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Lee, Amanda Koe
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Wong, Anna May
  • Riefenstahl, Leni
  • Actresses
  • Chinese American women
  • Women motion picture producers and directors
Target audience
adult
Label
Delayed rays of a star : a novel, Amanda Lee Koe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780385544344
Lccn
2019004675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
  • 3579228
  • 1959292
  • 460096
Label
Delayed rays of a star : a novel, Amanda Lee Koe
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780385544344
Lccn
2019004675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
  • 3579228
  • 1959292
  • 460096

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