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The Resource Mr. Playboy : Hugh Hefner and the American dream, Steven Watts

Mr. Playboy : Hugh Hefner and the American dream, Steven Watts

Label
Mr. Playboy : Hugh Hefner and the American dream
Title
Mr. Playboy
Title remainder
Hugh Hefner and the American dream
Statement of responsibility
Steven Watts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that, in the process of becoming fabulously wealthy and famous, Hefner has profoundly altered American life and values. Hefner, from the beginning, believed he could overturn social norms and take America with him
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watts, Steven
Dewey number
  • 070.5092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4874.H454
LC item number
W38 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hefner, Hugh M.
  • Journalists
Label
Mr. Playboy : Hugh Hefner and the American dream, Steven Watts
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 1 folded color plate
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-514) and index
Contents
Introduction: the boy next door -- Beginnings: A boy at play ; Boot camp, college, and Kinsey ; The tie that binds -- Ascent: How to win friends and titillate people ; Hedonism, Inc. ; The pursuit of happiness ; An abundant life ; Living the fantasy -- Triumph: The philosopher king ; The happiness explosion ; MAke love, not war ; What do women want? ; Down the rabbit hole ; Disneyland for adults -- Malaise: A hutch divided ; The dark decade ; The party's over ; Strange bedfellows -- Resurgence: The bride wore clothes ; All in the family ; Back in the game -- Epilogue: Playboy nation
Control code
ocn212628059
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 529 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780471690597
Lccn
2008009572
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)212628059
Label
Mr. Playboy : Hugh Hefner and the American dream, Steven Watts
Link
Publication
Note
Includes 1 folded color plate
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-514) and index
Contents
Introduction: the boy next door -- Beginnings: A boy at play ; Boot camp, college, and Kinsey ; The tie that binds -- Ascent: How to win friends and titillate people ; Hedonism, Inc. ; The pursuit of happiness ; An abundant life ; Living the fantasy -- Triumph: The philosopher king ; The happiness explosion ; MAke love, not war ; What do women want? ; Down the rabbit hole ; Disneyland for adults -- Malaise: A hutch divided ; The dark decade ; The party's over ; Strange bedfellows -- Resurgence: The bride wore clothes ; All in the family ; Back in the game -- Epilogue: Playboy nation
Control code
ocn212628059
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 529 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780471690597
Lccn
2008009572
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)212628059

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