Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures

Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures

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A Bookpage Best Books of 2012 pick

"At once a delicious depiction of Hollywood's golden age and a sweet, fulfilling story about one woman's journey through fame, love, and loss."-Boston Globe

In 1920, Elsa Emerson is born to the owners of the Cherry County Playhouse in Door County, Wisconsin. Elsa relishes appearing onstage, where she soaks up the approval of her father and the embrace of the audience. But when tragedy strikes her family, her acting becomes more… (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.

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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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