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The Resource The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo : a novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid

The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo : a novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid

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The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo : a novel
Title
The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Jenkins Reid
Title variation
7 husbands of Evelyn Hugo
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Language
eng
Summary
From Taylor Jenkins Reid, "a genius when it comes to stories about life and love" (Redbook), comes an unforgettable and sweeping novel about one classic film actress's relentless rise to the top, the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career has stagnated. Regardless of why Evelyn has chosen her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career. Summoned to Evelyn's Upper East Side apartment, Monique listens as Evelyn unfurls her story: from making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the late 80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way. As Evelyn's life unfolds, revealing a ruthless ambition, an unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love, Monique begins to feel a very a real connection to the actress. But as Evelyn's story catches up with the present, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique's own in tragic and irreversible ways
Summary
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a delightful tale of old Hollywood, so full of detail, that you’ll swear Evelyn was a real actor. Monique Grant is tasked with writing an article about the famous woman, so she interviews Evelyn who tells us all about her career, starting in the 1950s — and her many marriages. This novel will enchant you, and Evelyn will stay with you long after you finish reading. -- Lauren McLaughlin for LibraryReads
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Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560461
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo : a novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
957077686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9781501161933
Lccn
2016032066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957077686
Label
The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo : a novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
957077686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9781501161933
Lccn
2016032066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957077686

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