Girl of My Dreams: A Novel (Paperback)Peter Davis (author)
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Girl of My Dreams follows a wide-eyed young screenwriter in the 1930s when Hollywood, the Depression, and the Communist Party intersected powerfully in the American psyche. From the glamorous and mysterious star Palmyra Millevoix to the ruthless studio mogul Mossy Zangwill, protagonist Owen Jant struggles to navigate a world that is as seductive as it is toxic. Filled with scandal, romance, murder, riots, and celebrities of the day, Girl of My Dreams shines a spotlight on an American moment in all its magic and malice, glory and greed.
Publisher: Open Road Media
Number of pages: 482
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 216 x 137 x 30 mm
Edition: Digital Original
"Thrumming with kinetic energy, Girl of My Dreams is a mad dash through Hollywood in the 1930s. With insight and humor, Peter Davis explores the magic of filmmaking, the vagaries of fame, and the lives of the many players and participants-from directors to actors to writers-who populate this outrageous and captivating world." -Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times--bestselling author of Orphan Train
"Girl of My Dreams is irresistible. It has been a long time since I read anything so interesting in every way." -Joan Didion, National Book Award-winning author
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