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The Resource A boy named Shel : the life & times of Shel Silverstein, Lisa Rogak

A boy named Shel : the life & times of Shel Silverstein, Lisa Rogak

Label
A boy named Shel : the life & times of Shel Silverstein
Title
A boy named Shel
Title remainder
the life & times of Shel Silverstein
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Rogak
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shel Silverstein's drawings and comic poems are bedtime staples of millions of children, and biographer Rogak tells the story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations. A man with an incurable case of wanderlust, Shel kept homes on both coasts and many places in between--and enjoyed regular stays in the Playboy Mansion. Everywhere he went he charmed neighbors, made countless friends, and romanced almost as many women. Much more than "just" a children's writer, he collaborated freely and found success in a wider range of genres than most artists ever attempt. He penned hit songs like "A Boy Named Sue," and got his big break with Playboy. He wrote experimental plays and collaborated on scripts with David Mamet. With a seemingly unending stream of fresh ideas, he worked compulsively and enthusiastically on a wide array of projects up until his death in 1999. --From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 818/.5409
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3569.I47224
LC item number
Z85 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A boy named Shel : the life & times of Shel Silverstein, Lisa Rogak
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-219) and index
  • "List of Shel Silverstein's work": p. 221-223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 239 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312353599
Lccn
2007028110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn377523067
Label
A boy named Shel : the life & times of Shel Silverstein, Lisa Rogak
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-219) and index
  • "List of Shel Silverstein's work": p. 221-223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 239 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312353599
Lccn
2007028110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn377523067

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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