Finding Dorothy a novel
(Book on CD)

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Contributors
Lee, Ann Marie, narrator.
Published
[New York] : Random House Audio, Inc., [2019].
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
11 audio discs (14 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)  1 available
CD-F LETTS, E

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Book on CD
Language
English
ISBN
9781984846020
UPC
9781984846020

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Compact discs.
Participants/Performers
Read by Ann Marie Lee.
Description
"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. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto 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 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 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Judy reminds Maud of a young girl she cared for and tried to help in South Dakota, a dreamer who never got her happy ending. Now, 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. Written as fiction but based closely on the truth, Elizabeth Letts's new book tells a story of love, loss, inspiration, and perseverance, set in America's heartland." -- Amazon.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Letts, E., & Lee, A. M. (2019). Finding Dorothy: a novel (Unabridged.). Random House Audio, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Letts, Elizabeth and Ann Marie, Lee. 2019. Finding Dorothy: A Novel. [New York]: Random House Audio, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Letts, Elizabeth and Ann Marie, Lee. Finding Dorothy: A Novel [New York]: Random House Audio, Inc, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Letts, Elizabeth., and Ann Marie Lee. Finding Dorothy: A Novel Unabridged., Random House Audio, Inc., 2019.

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