Margaret in Hollywood

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Morrow, Nov 1, 1991 - Fiction - 297 pages
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Margaret In Hollywood by Darcy O'Brien tells the story of Margaret Spencer, who, too old to be an adolescent and too young to be a woman, seeks her fortune in the raucous Hollywood of the 1920s. O'Brien creates a superb heroine caught between her own romantic and professional longings and her manipulative mother.

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A surprisingly mundane saga centering on the titular feisty young girl and her hell-for-leather mother. It begins in Kansas City in the teens, then when the father's show biz fortunes erode, moves to ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

An essayist for The New Yorker and recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Ernest Hemingway Award.

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