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The Hollywood Daughter

(2017)
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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 Studio. 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.

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Hardback Editions

March 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: The Hollywood Daughter
Author(s): Kate Alcott
ISBN: 1-4104-9826-3 / 978-1-4104-9826-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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March 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: The Hollywood Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Kate Alcott
ISBN: 0-385-54063-9 / 978-0-385-54063-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Audio Editions

March 2017 : Audio CD
Title: The Hollywood Daughter
Author(s): Kate Alcott
ISBN: 1-5247-3640-6 / 978-1-5247-3640-8
Publisher: Random House (a)
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Hollywood Daughter: A Novel
Author(s): Kate Alcott
Publisher: Doubleday
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