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The girls in the picture

Author: Melanie Benjamin
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Center Point Large Print editionView all editions and formats
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"A novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford"--
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Large print
Fiction
History
Large type books
Named Person: Mary Pickford; Frances Marion; Frances Marion; Mary Pickford
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Benjamin
ISBN: 9781683247012 1683247019
OCLC Number: 1014007368
Notes: Originally published: Delacorte Press.
Description: 551 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Melanie Benjamin.

Abstract:

"A novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford"--

1914, Los Angeles. Turn any corner in this burgeoning town and you'll find actors running around as a movie camera captures it all. Frances Marion has left her husband to be an artist, but finds her true calling writing stories for this wondrous new medium. She makes the acquaintance of actress Mary Pickford, whose signature golden curls and lively spirit have given her the title of America's Sweetheart. The two ambitious young women hit it off instantly, but their ambitions are challenged both by the men around them and the limitations imposed on their gender.

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