[ModLib] ML in the movies

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Thu Aug 14 20:17:36 EDT 2008


On Aug 14, 2008, at 4:55 PM, JOHN PETERSON wrote:

> 1) Book title (linked to main ModernLib entry) Wuthering Heights
>> (2) movie title  The Namesake (2007)
>> (3) where seen in movie  The middle (?)
>> (4) comments: A supporting actor, an Indian Immigrant, is reading  
>> this Modern Library edition.  The brief scene effectively  
>> communicates his energetic attempt to absorb western culture.  Not  
>> too far from the original ML selling philosophy.
>> (5) contributor  John Peterson
>
> P.S.  I'm going from memory here....it's been several months since  
> I've seen this excellent movie, very much based on literature.  An  
> Indian scholar who immigrates to the west names his son Gogol.  The  
> storyline involves the son, who resents the odd name, coming to  
> understand what the father meant in insisting on the name.

Thanks for the sample -- even though we haven't committed to doing  
it. :-D

But as long as we've come this far, what was the vintage of the book  
-- leatherette, flexi, classic hardbound, post-1980...

Scot Kamins
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