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Blue Marlin

Author: Lee Smith
Publisher: Durham, North Carolina : Blair, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Available for the first time as a stand-alone novella, this book centers on the Blue Marlin Motel in 1959, where Jenny, her beautiful socialite mother, and chastened father share their sunny days with movie stars who are in town to make the movie Operation Petticoat. Jenny is precocious and a bit of a sleuth, so her innocent "observations" to uncover the secrets of movie stars also end up revealing the secrets of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Novellas
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Smith
ISBN: 9781949467314 1949467317
OCLC Number: 1119514896
Description: 123 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Lee Smith.

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On a patched-up family vacation to Key West, a young girl seeks out movie stars and redemption for her fractured family.  Read more...

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Named an Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance"Smith excels at creating characters somewhat boggled by the reality of who they've become-by their lovers and homes, their jobs and Read more...

 
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