Mary Astor's Purple diary : the great American sex scandal of 1936 / Edward Sorel.
- 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville||921 AST (Text)||37323005286169||NEW-BKS||Available||-|
|Spencer County Public Library - Rockport||791.430 SOR (Text)||70741000143994||Adult Non Fiction||Available||-|
|Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse||791.43 SOR (Text)||50577011058456||Adult New Books||Available||-|
|Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield||B-Astor (Text)||78292000359320||Adult New Book Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781631490231 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1631490230 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 167 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Company, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, 
|Summary, etc.:|| "Featuring over sixty original illustrations, Mary Astor's Purple Diary narrates and illustrates the travails of the Oscar-winning actress alongside Sorel’s own personal story of discovering an unlikely muse. Throughout, we get his wry take on all the juicy details of this particular slice of Hollywood Babylon, including Mary's life as a child star―her career in silent films began at age fourteen―presided over by her tyrannical father, Otto, who "managed" her full-time and treated his daughter like an ATM machine. Sorel also animates her teenage love affair with probably the biggest star of the silent era, the much older John Barrymore, who seduced her on the set of a movie and convinced her parents to allow her to be alone with him for private "acting lessons."" --Amazon.com.
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