The Resource Her again : becoming Meryl Streep, Michael Schulman, (electronic resource)

Her again : becoming Meryl Streep, Michael Schulman, (electronic resource)

Label
Her again : becoming Meryl Streep
Title
Her again
Title remainder
becoming Meryl Streep
Statement of responsibility
Michael Schulman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep - the "Iron Lady" of acting, nominated for nineteen Oscars and winner of three - that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with love, feminism, and her astonishing talent. In 1975 Meryl Streep, a promising young graduate of the Yale School of Drama, was finding her place in the New York theater scene. Burning with talent and ambition, she was like dozens of aspiring actors of the time - a twenty-something beauty who rode her bike everywhere, kept a diary, napped before performances, and stayed out late "talking about acting with actors in actors' bars." Yet Meryl stood apart from her peers. In her first season in New York, she won attention-getting parts in back-to-back Broadway plays, a Tony Award nomination, and two roles in Shakespeare in the Park productions. Even then, people said, "Her. Again." Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming-of-age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school, through her early days on the stage at Vassar College and the Yale School of Drama during its golden years, to her star-making roles in The Deer Hunter, Manhattan, and Kramer vs. Kramer. New Yorker contributor Michael Schulman brings into focus Meryl's heady rise to stardom on the New York stage; her passionate, tragically short-lived love affair with fellow actor John Cazale; her marriage to sculptor Don Gummer; and her evolution as a young woman of the 1970s wrestling with changing ideas of feminism, marriage, love, and sacrifice. This captivating story of the making of one of the most revered artistic careers of our time reveals a gifted young woman coming into her extraordinary talents at a time of immense transformation, offering a rare glimpse into the life of the actress long before she became an icon
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schulman, Michael
Dewey number
  • 792/.028/0924
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Eliza Foss
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foss, Eliza
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Streep, Meryl
  • Actors
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Her again : becoming Meryl Streep, Michael Schulman, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11633782
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062471260
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11633782
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11633782
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Her again : becoming Meryl Streep, Michael Schulman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11633782
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062471260
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11633782
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11633782
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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