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The slide area : scenes of Hollywood life

Author: Gavin Lambert
Publisher: London ; New York : Serpent's Tail, 1998.
Series: Midnight classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Narrated by a script-writer, Lambert's widely-acclaimed 1959 Hollywood classic of lonely souls marooned on a glittering wasteland ia a perceptive and sensitive study of human emotion."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Lambert
ISBN: 1852424419 9781852424411
OCLC Number: 38997495
Notes: Short stories.
Description: 223 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Midnight classics.
Responsibility: Gavin Lambert.

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The land along Pacific palisades in Hollywood is apt to slip away without warning, hence the road-side signs - Slide Area. Seven interrelated stories, this volume tells the tale of lost souls  Read more...

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Most of all there is enormous skill: the author has the playwright's flair for taut, meaningful dialogue; the novelist's feeling for mood, the short-story writer's love of plot; and the good movie Read more...

 
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