The Loveliest Woman in America

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The Loveliest Woman in America

A Tragic Actress, Her Lost Diaries, and Her Granddaughter's Search for Home

So what is this book doing on a romance website? It's the romance of the movers and shakers of the era during the 1920s and 1930s; it's the romance of discovering a part of your family.a part of you that you didn't realize existed or understand.

At the center is Rosamond Pinchot, discovered at age 19 and who quickly became a favorite of Broadway and Hollywood. Among the people she knew and worked with were Eleanor Roosevelt, George Cukor, David O. Selznick, Elizabeth Arden, and Thornton Wilder. She talks of dates with Bennett Cerf and her marriage to "Big Bill" Gaston.

Book Blurb for The Loveliest Woman in America

A cache of long-lost diaries, letters, and scrapbooks helps a woman discover the truth about her family - and herself - in this stunningly beautiful memoir of wealth, fame, passion, silence, and loss, reminiscent of The Architect of Desire and In My Blood.

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2008 3.00