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American Blonde: A Novel

Part of the Velva Jean Series series
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From the author of theNew York TimesbestsellingAll the Bright Places, afearless and spirited pilot conquers Hollywood.

Now can she survive movie stardom? In 1945, Velva Jean Hart is a bona fide war heroine.

After a newsreel films her triumphant return to America, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer promises to make her a star.

They give her a new life story and a brand new name.

As ';Kit Rogers,' she navigates the movie sets, recording sessions, parties, staged romances, and occasional backstabbing that accompany her newfound fame.

She also navigates real-life romance, finding herself caught between a charismatic young writer and a sexy and enigmatic musician from her past.

But when one of her best friends dies mysteriously and the most powerful studio in the world launches a cover-up, Velva Jean goes in search of the truth risking her own life, as well as her heart, in the process.

Set during Hollywood's Golden Age and peopled with a cast of unforgettable characters, American Blonde will mesmerize readers of The Chaperone as well as fans of the Velva Jean series.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Product Details
Penguin Publishing Group
0698157931 / 9780698157934
eBook (EPUB)
416 pages
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