The Resource Fading starlight, Kathryn Cushman

Fading starlight, Kathryn Cushman

Label
Fading starlight
Title
Fading starlight
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Cushman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a fashion intern is blackballed in Hollywood, she is approached by a reporter offering to fix her problem if she will help uncover the secrets of a reclusive former Hollywood ingénue who lives in a nearby mansion in this tale of unexpected friendship and Old Hollywood glamour
Review
Lauren Summers is a talented fashion designer on the rise, but a fluke wardrobe malfunction on the runway brings an abrupt end to her hopes of a career in fashion. With paparazzi questioning her and her bosses and clients turning on her, Lauren runs to Santa Barbara, Calif., where she gets a job making costumes for a school play. The job comes with a rent-free cottage in a secluded neighborhood, but when Lauren realizes that it is a fixer-upper right next to the home of Charlotte Montgomery, an unpleasant and mysterious older woman, she doubts it is really part of God's plan. Despite all Lauren's efforts to make friends with her, Charlotte likes to keep herself and her past a secret. When Kendall Joiner, a hard-core reporter, comes to Lauren with information regarding the culprit behind the wardrobe malfunction, she promises Lauren will get her old job back. Kendall, however, wants information regarding Charlotte. Cushman (Finding Me) brings realism and depth to Lauren's economic, career, and ethical struggles. After considering Kendall's proposal, Lauren realizes she is more like Charlotte than she believed and is unwilling to hurt the friendship that does not yet exist. Cushman's (Finding Me) talent is spectacular in this heartening story of putting others first. (May)
			 --Staff (Reviewed 04/11/2016) (Publishers Weekly, vol 263, issue 15, p)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10465584
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cushman, Kathryn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Internship programs
  • Fashion industry
  • Older women
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Label
Fading starlight, Kathryn Cushman
Instantiates
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.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780764212628
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Fading starlight, Kathryn Cushman
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.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780764212628
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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