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Miss Aluminum: a memoir
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Published:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Description
In 1963 after the death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Susanna Moore leaves her home in Hawai'i with no money, no belongings, and no prospects to live with her Irish grandmother in Philadelphia. She soon receives four trunks of expensive clothes from a concerned family friend, allowing her to assume the first of many disguises she will need to find her sometimes perilous, always valorous way.Her journey takes her from New York to Los Angeles where she becomes a model and meets Joan Didion and Audrey Hepburn. She works as a script reader for Warren Beatty and Jack Nicholson, and is given a screen test by Mike Nichols. But beneath Miss Aluminum's glittering fairytale surface lies the story of a girl's insatiable hunger to learn and her anguished determination to understand the circumstances of her mother's death. Moore gives us a sardonic, often humorous portrait of Hollywood in the seventies, and of a young woman's hard-won arrival at selfhood.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374279714 (hdc.) :, 0374279713 (hdc.)

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"A revealing and refreshing memoir of Hollywood in the 1970s"--,Provided by publisher.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Moore, S. (2020). Miss Aluminum: a memoir. First edition. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Moore, Susanna. 2020. Miss Aluminum: A Memoir. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Moore, Susanna, Miss Aluminum: A Memoir. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Moore, Susanna. Miss Aluminum: A Memoir. First edition. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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