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- ISBN: 9781468310788 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
The utterly winning, wholly delightful, totally cinematic debut novel of young love, old movies, and an epic search for a long-lost silent film New York in the late 1980s. Ceinwen Reilly has just moved from Yazoo City, Mississippi, and she's never going back, minimum wage job (vintage store salesgirl) and shabby apartment (Avenue C walkup) be damned. Who cares about earthly matters when Ceinwen can spend her days and her nights at fading movie houses—and most of the time that's left trying to look like Jean Harlow? One day, Ceinwen discovers that her downstairs neighbor may have—just possibly—starred in a forgotten silent film that hasn't been seen for ages. So naturally, it's time for a quest. She will track down the film, she will impress her neighbor, and she will become a part of movie history: the archivist as ingénue. As she embarks on her grand mission, Ceinwen meets a somewhat bumbling, very charming, 100% English math...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Overlook, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1249 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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