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The Resource Finding Dorothy, Elizabeth Letts

Finding Dorothy, Elizabeth Letts

Label
Finding Dorothy
Title
Finding Dorothy
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Letts
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Behind the most famous movie ever made is a tale of love, magic and one incredible woman
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Letts, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.E88
LC item number
F56 2020
Literary form
novels
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  • Baum, Maud Gage
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Garland, Judy
Summary expansion
Behind the most famous movie ever made is a tale of love, magic and one incredible woman Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, for the screen, Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to visit the set.Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book - because she's the only one left who knows its secrets...But the moment she hears Judy Garland rehearsing the first notes of 'Over the Rainbow', Maud recognizes the yearning that defined her own life story, from her rebellious youth as a suffragette's daughter to her coming of age as one of the first women in the Ivy League, from her blossoming romance with Frank to the hardscrabble prairie years that inspired his famous work. With the young actress under pressure from the studio as well as her ambitious stage mother, Maud resolves to protect her - the way she tried so hard to protect the real Dorothy.This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud
Label
Finding Dorothy, Elizabeth Letts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0039700025
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9781529403459
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Finding Dorothy, Elizabeth Letts
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0039700025
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9781529403459
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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