A touch of stardust a novel
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[Solon, Ohio] : Playaway, [2015]., Solon, Ohio :
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Playaway
Edition:
Unabridged.
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1 audio media player (approximately 11 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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FromThe New York Timesbestselling author ofThe Dressmaker, comes a blockbuster novel that takes you behind-the-scenes of the filming ofGone with the Wind, while turning the spotlight on the passionate romance between its dashing leading man, Clark Gable, and the blithe, free-spirited actress, Carole Lombard. When Julie Crawford leaves Fort Wayne, Indiana for Hollywood, she never imagines she'll cross paths with Carole Lombard, the dazzling actress from Julie's provincial Midwestern hometown. Although the young woman has dreams of becoming a screenwriter, the only job Julie's able to find is one in the studio publicity office of the notoriously demanding producer David O. Selznickwho is busy burning through directors, writers and money as he begins filmingGone with the Wind. Although tensions run high on the set, Julie finds she can step onto the back lot, take in the smell of smoky gunpowder and the soft rustle of hoop skirts, and feel the magical world ofGone with the Windcome to life. Julie's access to real-life magic comes when Carole Lombard hires her as an assistant and invites her into the glamorous world Carole shares with Clark Gablewho is about to move into movie history as the dashing Rhett Butler. Carole Lombard, happily profane and uninhibited, makes no secret of her relationship with Gable, which poses something of a problem for the studio as Gable is technically still marriedand the last thing the film needs is more negative publicity. Julie is there to fend off the overly curious reporters, hoping to prevent details about the affair from slipping out. But she can barely keep up with her blonde employer, let alone control what comes out of Carole's mouth, and--as their friendship grows - soon finds she doesn't want to. Carole, both wise and funny, becomes Julie's model for brea
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781467697361, 1467697362

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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
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Read by Cassandra Campbell.
Description
"When Julie Crawford leaves Fort Wayne, Indiana for Hollywood, she never imagines she'll cross paths with Carole Lombard, the dazzling actress from Julie's provincial Midwestern hometown. The only job Julie's able to find is one in the studio publicity office of the notoriously demanding producer David O. Selznick, who is busy burning through directors, writers and money as he begins filming Gone with the Wind. Julie's access to real-life magic comes when Carole hires her as an assistant and invites her into the glamorous world Carole shares with Clark Gable, who is about to move into movie history as the dashing Rhett Butler. Carole Lombard, happily profane and uninhibited, makes no secret of her relationship with Gable, which poses something of a problem for the studio as Gable is technically still married--and the last thing the film needs is more negative publicity. Julie is there to fend off the overly curious reporters, hoping to prevent details about the affair from slipping out. But she can barely keep up with her blonde employer, let alone control what comes out of Carole's mouth, and--as their friendship grows - soon finds she doesn't want to. Carole, both wise and funny, becomes Julie's model for breaking free of the past."--Container.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alcott, K., & Campbell, C. (2015). A touch of stardust: a novel. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Alcott, Kate and Cassandra, Campbell. 2015. A Touch of Stardust: A Novel. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Alcott, Kate and Cassandra, Campbell, A Touch of Stardust: A Novel. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Alcott, Kate., and Cassandra Campbell. A Touch of Stardust: A Novel. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway, 2015.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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