Coverart for item
The Resource The ghost script : a graphic novel, Jules Feiffer

The ghost script : a graphic novel, Jules Feiffer

Label
The ghost script : a graphic novel
Title
The ghost script
Title remainder
a graphic novel
Statement of responsibility
Jules Feiffer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eighty-nine-year-old Jules Feiffer delivers the tour de force of his illustrious career in this epic finale that dares "to try things that film noir could only dream of" (Chris Ware). In The Ghost Script, Feiffer plunges us into the blowzy, boozy world of Blacklist Hollywood, circa 1953: witch hunts and Reds and pinkos and starlets and a mysterious, orchid-growing mastermind, the renamed "Cousin Joseph," running a back- channel clearinghouse for victims of the entertainment world's purge. Stumbling his way through this maze is private eye Archie Goldman, a tough-talking good guy, always a step or two behind in this fast-moving story of plots, counterplots, and goon violence. Meet Lola Burns, the buxom Blacklistee, desperate to get back into pictures, and O. Z. McCay and Fay Bloom, the booze-swilling, hard-living communist screenwriters. In this satiric assault on our past and present, Feiffer shows how the arc of American history evolves from starry dreams to thwarted and sold- out dreams
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feiffer, Jules
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.F4
LC item number
G48 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Ghosts
  • Blacklisting of entertainers
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The ghost script : a graphic novel, Jules Feiffer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
149 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781631493133
Lccn
2018009886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 1896653
  • 879220
Label
The ghost script : a graphic novel, Jules Feiffer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
149 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781631493133
Lccn
2018009886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 1896653
  • 879220

Library Locations

    • St. Catharines Public LibraryBorrow it
      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
      43.1603307 -79.2460639
Processing Feedback ...