Lillian & Dash

Lillian & Dash

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Random House, Inc.
This exciting novel about Dashiell Hammett (The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man) and Lillian Hellman (The Children’s Hour) reintroduces their larger-than-life personalities and the vicissitudes of their affair that spanned three decades.

Toperoff reimagines the highs and lows of a fast-living, hard-drinking literary couple, and their individual passions, projects, and literary creations. Hammett and Hellman’s relationship evolves during major artistic and political epochs—Hollywood’s heyday, the New York literary scene, the Spanish Civil War, McCarthyism, and both world wars—and each movement is captured with subjectivity and credible insight. Populated with writers, drinkers, filmmakers, and revolutionaries,Lillian and Dash chronicles the unusual affair of two prominent and headstrong figures.

Baker & Taylor
The author of Jimmy Dean Prepares reimagines the shared life of literary couple Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman, depicting a relationship based on fast living, heavy drinking and respective passions against a backdrop of Hollywood's golden era, the New York literary scene and McCarthyism. Original.

Publisher: New York : Other Press, c2013
Description: 385 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781590515686
Branch Call Number: Tope
Additional Contributors: Toperoff, Sam. Lillian & Dash


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