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The Resource Be frank with me : a novel, Julia Claiborne Johnson

Be frank with me : a novel, Julia Claiborne Johnson

Label
Be frank with me : a novel
Title
Be frank with me
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Julia Claiborne Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reclusive literary legend M. M. "Mimi" Banning has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years. But after falling prey to a Bernie Madoff-style ponzi scheme, she's flat broke. Now Mimi must write a new book for the first time in decades, and to ensure the timely delivery of her manuscript, her New York publisher sends an assistant to monitor her progress. The prickly Mimi reluctantly complies--with a few stipulations: No Ivy-Leaguers or English majors. Must drive, cook, tidy. Computer whiz. Good with kids. Quiet, discreet, sane. When Alice Whitley arrives at the Banning mansion, she's put to work right away--as a full-time companion to Frank, the writer's eccentric nine-year-old, a boy with the wit of Noel Coward, the wardrobe of a 1930s movie star, and very little in common with his fellow fourth-graders. As she slowly gets to know Frank, Alice becomes consumed with finding out who Frank's father is, how his gorgeous "piano teacher and itinerant male role model" Xander fits into the Banning family equation--and whether Mimi will ever finish that book. Full of heart and countless "only-in-Hollywood" moments, Be Frank with Me is a captivating and unconventional story of an unusual mother and son, and the intrepid young woman who finds herself irresistibly pulled into their unforgettable world
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Johnson, Julia Claiborne
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3610.O3572
LC item number
B4 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
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Read by Tavia Gilbert
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Gilbert, Tavia
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  • Authors
  • Recluses
  • Mothers and sons
Target audience
adult
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Label
Be frank with me : a novel, Julia Claiborne Johnson
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
May be limited to subscribing institutions
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062445278
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not applicable
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unknown
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
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other
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  • (OCoLC)ocn936695729
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Label
Be frank with me : a novel, Julia Claiborne Johnson
Link
Publication
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
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
May be limited to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062445278
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b5944514-8206-45c6-833b-48b040c69cb2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936695729
  • (Sirsi) o936695729
  • (OCoLC)936695729
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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