The Girls in the Picture: A Novel
Publish date: 2018-01-16
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
I think I should have just read a biography of either or both of these women, because they led extremely interesting lives which the book managed to make fairly dull. I wanted way more about actually making movies, and less angsting about boys, and a lot of the writing felt overwrought and melodrama...
I chose this book to request because I didn't really know a lot about the early days of the film industry and I thought it would be interesting to see it from the beginning. Yowza, I had no idea how this book, written before the Hollywood on-going scandal, would resonate with what's going on with HW...