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The Resource The Hollywood daughter, Kate Alcott

The Hollywood daughter, Kate Alcott

Label
The Hollywood daughter
Title
The Hollywood daughter
Statement of responsibility
Kate Alcott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker and A Touch of Stardust, comes a Hollywood coming-of-age novel, in which Ingrid Bergman's affair with Roberto Rossellini forces her biggest fan to reconsider everything she was raised to believe In 1950, Ingrid Bergman--already a major star after movies like Casablanca and Joan of Arc--has a baby out of wedlock with her Italian lover, film director Roberto Rossellini. Previously held up as an icon of purity, Bergman's fall shocked her legions of American fans. Growing up in Hollywood, Jessica Malloy watches as her PR executive father helps make Ingrid a star at Selznick International Pictures. Over years of fleeting interactions with the actress, Jesse comes to idolize Ingrid, who she considered not only the epitome of elegance and integrity, but also the picture-perfect mother, an area where her own difficult mom falls short. In a heated era of McCarthyism and extreme censorship, Ingrid's affair sets off an international scandal that robs seventeen-year-old Jesse of her childhood hero. When the stress placed on Jesse's father begins to reveal hidden truths about the Malloy family, Jesse's eyes are opened to the complex realities of life--and love. Beautifully written and deeply moving, The Hollywood Daughter is an intimate novel of self-discovery that evokes a Hollywood sparkling with glamour and vivid drama"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6101.L426
LC item number
H65 2017
Literary form
fiction
Label
The Hollywood daughter, Kate Alcott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781101912249
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2016037617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The Hollywood daughter, Kate Alcott
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781101912249
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2016037617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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