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Delayed rays of a star / Amanda Lee Koe.

Delayed rays of a star / Amanda Lee Koe.
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ISBN 9781526609007 (paperback)
Author Lee, Amanda Koe, 1987- author.
Title Delayed rays of a star / Amanda Lee Koe.
Publisher/Date London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
©2019
Pagination etc. 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents note Originally published: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 2019.
Summary Note When a photographer captures Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong and Leni Riefenstahl in one frame at a party in Berlin in 1928, no one realises the extent to which their lives will reflect the tumultuous decades that follow. Marlene crosses the Atlantic to find fame in Hollywood, the town that eats out of the palm of her hand till her wrinkles begin to show. After establishing her position as a filmmaker, Leni watches her fame turn to notoriety following the defeat of Nazi Germany. Nine and a half times out of ten films, the side characters played by Anna May must die so the white male lead can be returned to his white paramour on the screen. In the murky world these women navigate, their choices will be held up to the test of time. And the real question is, how much has anything changed?
Subject - Name Dietrich, Marlene -- Fiction
Wong, Anna May, -- 1905-1961 -- Fiction
Riefenstahl, Leni -- Fiction
Subject Women -- Fiction
Actresses -- Fiction
Racism -- Fiction
Betrayal -- Fiction
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Shelf Location F LEE
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