Stars Over Sunset Boulevard

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard
Publisher Berkley
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 385
ISBN 9780451475992
Rating 4/5 from 9 reviews
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A new novel of Hollywood's Golden Age, told with the dual narrative of the present day. When a hat worn by Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up in Christine McAllister's vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a journey more enchanting than any movie. And in 1938, Violet Mayfield goes to Hollywood after her dream of having a family falls apart. There, she meets enigmatic Audrey Duvall, a once-rising film star. Their adventures together among Hollywood's glitterati enthral Violet until each woman's deepest desires collide.

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