The Resource Lucky us : a novel, Amy Bloom

Lucky us : a novel, Amy Bloom

Label
Lucky us : a novel
Title
Lucky us
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amy Bloom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Forging a life together after being abandoned by their parents, half sisters Eva and Iris share decades in and out of the spotlight in golden-era Hollywood and mid-twentieth-century Long Island
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.L6378
LC item number
L83 2014
Literary form
novels
Lucky us : a novel, Amy Bloom
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Lucky us : a novel, Amy Bloom
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forging a life together after being abandoned by their parents, half sisters Eva and Iris share decades in and out of the spotlight in golden-era Hollywood and mid-twentieth-century Long Island. My father's wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us. So begins the story of teenage half sisters Eva and Iris in this brilliantly written, deeply moving, and fantastically funny novel by the beloved and critically acclaimed author of Away. Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star, and Eva, the sidekick, journey across 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris's ambitions take the sisters from small-town Ohio to an unexpected and sensuous Hollywood, across the America of Reinvention in a stolen station wagon, to the jazz clubs and golden mansions of Long Island. With their friends in high and low places, Iris and Eva stumble and shine through a landscape of big dreams, scandals, betrayals, and war. Filled with memorable characters and unexpected turns, Lucky Us is a thrilling and resonant novel about success and failure, good luck and bad, and the pleasures and inevitable perils of family life. From Brooklyn's beauty parlors to London's West End, these unforgettable people love, lie, cheat, and survive in this story of our fragile, absurd, heroic species
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781400067244
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Kotui multi-version
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1247424
  • (OCoLC)842337661

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