Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures

Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures

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A Bookpage Best Books of 2012 pick

The enchanting story of a midwestern girl who escapes a family tragedy and is remade as a movie star during Hollywood’s golden age.

In 1920, Elsa Emerson, the youngest and blondest of three sisters, is born in idyllic Door County, Wisconsin. Her family owns the Cherry County Playhouse, and more than anything, Elsa relishes appearing onstage, where she soaks up the approval of her father and the embrace of the audience. But when… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

Despite its writerly strengths, “Laura Lamont” feels rote, with the earnestness of a smart, dutiful student’s homework.

Laura Lamont’s Life In Pictures is just enough in love with its world to empathize with Laura’s loss of perspective, but not too much to judge its excesses and faults honestly.

It’s a witty examination ofthe psychic costs of reinvention in Hollywood’s golden age.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (September 04, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 720 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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