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Lillian & Dash : a novel

Author: Sam Toperoff
Publisher: New York : Other Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Toperoff reimagines the highs and lows of a fast-living, hard-drinking literary couple, and their individual passions, projects, and literary creations. Hammett and Hellman's relationship evolves during major artistic and political epochs--Hollywood's heyday, the New York literary scene, the Spanish Civil War, McCarthyism, and both world wars--and each movement is captured with subjectivity and credible insight.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Lillian Hellman; Dashiell Hammett; Dashiell Hammett; Lillian Hellman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Toperoff
ISBN: 9781590515686 1590515684
OCLC Number: 793421794
Description: 385 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Sam Toperoff.

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Toperoff reimagines the highs and lows of a fast-living, hard-drinking literary couple, and their individual passions, projects, and literary creations. Hammett and Hellman's relationship evolves during major artistic and political epochs--Hollywood's heyday, the New York literary scene, the Spanish Civil War, McCarthyism, and both world wars--and each movement is captured with subjectivity and credible insight. Populated with writers, drinkers, filmmakers, and revolutionaries, Lillian and Dash chronicles the unusual affair of two prominent and headstrong figures.

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