The Resource My face for the world to see, Alfred Hayes ; introduction by David Thomson, (electronic resource)

My face for the world to see, Alfred Hayes ; introduction by David Thomson, (electronic resource)

Label
My face for the world to see
Title
My face for the world to see
Statement of responsibility
Alfred Hayes ; introduction by David Thomson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
My face for the world to see is set in Hollywood, where the tonic for anonymity is fame and you're only as real as your image. At a party, the narrator, a screenwriter, rescues a young woman who staggers with drunken determination into the Pacific. He is living far from his wife in New York and long ago shed any illusions about the value of his work. He just wants to be left alone. And yet without really meaning to, he gets involved with the young woman, who has, it seems, no illusions about love, especially with married men. She's a survivor, even if her beauty is a little battered from years of not quite making it in the pictures. She's just like him, he thinks, and as their casual relationship takes on an increasingly troubled and destructive intensity, it seems that might just be true, only not in the way he supposes
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1911-1985
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes, Alfred
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3515.A9367
LC item number
M9 2013eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Screenwriters
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Label
My face for the world to see, Alfred Hayes ; introduction by David Thomson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3F68D67C-434F-4BD7-A355-26B6F5A39740
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn854846105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590176948
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854846105
Label
My face for the world to see, Alfred Hayes ; introduction by David Thomson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3F68D67C-434F-4BD7-A355-26B6F5A39740
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn854846105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590176948
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854846105

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