Thorndike Press

The Hollywood Daughter

  • Kate Alcott
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  • ISBN-10: 1410498263
  • ISBN-13: 9781410498267
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 458 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released March 2017
  • Simultaneous Publications

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

A beautifully written and deeply moving coming-of-age novel set in 1950s Hollywood. Movie star Ingrid Bergman’s affair with director Roberto Rossellini shocks her legions of American fans, and robs seventeen-year-old Jessica Malloy of her childhood hero — forcing her to reconsider everything she was raised to believe.


Customer Reviews

“Movie fans and readers of historical fiction will appreciate this loving tribute to Old Hollywood and its stars.”

— Library Journal

“Alcott tells another tremendously appealing story with great skill and insight, extending her reign as a top popular historical novelist."

— Booklist

“[An] affecting coming of age novel . . . Alcott effectively uses Bergman’s 1950 fall from grace, seen through Jessica’s eyes . . . drawing in readers from the start with smooth writing. Her storytelling skillfully taps into Jessica’s black-and-white adolescent worldview and the distance she maintains from others as an adult, making both real and surprisingly emotional.”

— Publishers Weekly