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The Resource Another side of paradise : a novel, Sally Koslow

Another side of paradise : a novel, Sally Koslow

Label
Another side of paradise : a novel
Title
Another side of paradise
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sally Koslow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1937 Hollywood, gossip columnist Sheilah Graham's star is on the rise, while literary wonder boy F. Scott Fitzgerald's career is slowly drowning in booze. But the once-famous author, desperate to make money penning scripts for the silver screen, is charismatic enough to attract the gorgeous Miss Graham, a woman who exposes the secrets of others while carefully guarding her own. Like Fitzgerald's hero Jay Gatsby, Graham has meticulously constructed a life far removed from the poverty of her childhood in London's slums. And like Gatsby, the onetime guttersnipe learned early how to use her charms to become a hardworking success; she is feted and feared by both the movie studios and their luminaries. A notorious drunk famously married to the doomed Zelda, Fitzgerald fell hard for his "Shielah" (he never learned to spell her name), a shrewd yet softhearted woman--both a fool for love and nobody's fool--who would stay with him and help revive his career until his tragic death three years later. Working from Sheilah's memoirs, interviews, and letters, Sally Koslow revisits their scandalous love affair and Graham's dramatic transformation in London, bringing Graham and Fitzgerald gloriously to life with the color, glitter, magic, and passion of 1930s Hollywood?́?--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
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Koslow, Sally
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Graham, Sheilah
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Authors, American
  • Gossip columnists
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Label
Another side of paradise : a novel, Sally Koslow
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
340 p.
Isbn
9780062696762
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 290025
  • 875008
Label
Another side of paradise : a novel, Sally Koslow
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
340 p.
Isbn
9780062696762
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 290025
  • 875008

Library Locations

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      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
      43.1603307 -79.2460639
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