The Hollywood Daughter

The Hollywood Daughter

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2017
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"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."--
Publisher: New York :, Random House Audio,, [2017]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2017
ISBN: 9781524736408
Branch Call Number: CDBOOK FIC ALC
Characteristics: 8 audio discs (10 hours) :,digital ;,4 3/4 inches
audio file, CD audio, rda
digital, optical, 1.4 m. per second, stereo, Digital recording, rda

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