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The Resource Land of dreams, Kate Kerrigan

Land of dreams, Kate Kerrigan

Label
Land of dreams
Title
Land of dreams
Statement of responsibility
Kate Kerrigan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan follows her adopted son to 1940s Hollywood, forming a relationship with a film composer and befriending a young Japanese woman, but despite her efforts to shield her sons she realizes that she can't protect them from the coming war
  • "Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the promise of fortune and fame in Hollywood. Determined to keep her family intact, Ellie follows him west, uprooting her youngest son and long-time friend Bridie. In Los Angeles, Ellie creates a fashionable new home among the city's celebrities, artists, and movie moguls. She is also drawn into intense new friendships, including talented film composer Stan, a man far different from any she has ever met, and Suri, a beautiful Japanese woman and kindred spirit, who opens Ellie's eyes to the injustices of her country. While Leo is dazzled by Hollywood's glitz, Ellie quickly sees that the golden glamour masks a world of vanity and greed. Though she tries to navigate them around the dangers of their new home, she will not be able protect them from an even more terrifying threat: war."--Amazon website
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Kerrigan, Kate,
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6111.E78
LC item number
L36 2014
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Ellis Island novels
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irish
  • Mothers and sons
  • Immigrants
  • Families
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Label
Land of dreams, Kate Kerrigan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First William Morrow paperback edition.
Extent
316 pages, 9 pages
Isbn
9780062340528
Lccn
2014501828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn868644088
  • (OCoLC)868644088
  • 2156367
Label
Land of dreams, Kate Kerrigan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First William Morrow paperback edition.
Extent
316 pages, 9 pages
Isbn
9780062340528
Lccn
2014501828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn868644088
  • (OCoLC)868644088
  • 2156367

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