From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife, a "rich exploration of two Hollywood friends who shaped the movies" (USA Today)--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford
"Full of Old Hollywood glamour and true details about the pair's historic careers . . . a captivating ode to a legendary bond."--Real Simple
"Profoundly resonant, The Girls in the Picture is at its core, an empowering and fascinating tale of sisterhood."--Bryce Dallas Howard
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- ISBN-13: 9781101886823
- ISBN-10: 110188682X
- Publisher: Bantam
- Publish Date: January 2019
- Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
- Page Count: 480
Book Clubs: February 2019
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