[ModLib] ML in the movies

JOHN PETERSON jpetersonlhi at verizon.net
Thu Aug 14 22:06:59 EDT 2008


#8 binding, no DJ, if memory serves.

John P.

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From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at ModernLib.com>
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> On Aug 14, 2008, at 4:55 PM, JOHN PETERSON wrote:
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>> 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
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> But as long as we've come this far, what was the vintage of the book  --  
> leatherette, flexi, classic hardbound, post-1980...
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