Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood

Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood

eBook - 2013
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Hallie and Grace Weston couldn't be more different. Older sister Hallie thinks all the world's a stage--her stage, to be exact--while even-tempered Grace tries to keep her dramatic sister in check. When their father dies, leaving everything to his snooty new wife, the sisters face a new challenge: uprooted from their home and friends, they're forced to move into a relative's guesthouse--in shiny, status-obsessed Beverly Hills. Plunged into a strange and glamorous new world, the penniless Weston sisters try to rebuild their lives. Aspiring actress Hallie throws herself headlong into the Hollywood scene--and an intense affair with musician Dakota. Meanwhile, shy Grace manages to find an ally in quirky local girl Palmer but still yearns for the maybe-almost crush she left behind. But is Hallie blinded by her cinematic visions of true love? And can Grace find the strength to step off the sidelines?
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763663810
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Mar 21, 2016

Given this is supposed to be a rewriting of Austen's work, I find it to be a weak copy. If I didn't know it was supposed to be an Austen-like knockoff, I would have given it a slightly stronger rating.


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