By Adriana Trigiani
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
People's booklet of the Week
Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards Nominee for Fiction
Adriana Trigiani, the New York Times bestselling writer of the blockbuster epic The Shoemaker's Wife, returns together with her largest and boldest novel but, a hypnotic story in line with a real tale and packed with her signature components: relatives ties, artistry, romance, and event. Born within the golden age of Hollywood, All the celebrities within the Heavens captures the luster, drama, energy, and secrets and techniques which may basically thrive within the studio system—viewed throughout the lives of an unforgettable solid of avid gamers growing magic at the monitor and in the back of the scenes.
In this brilliant saga as radiant, exciting, and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Adriana Trigiani takes us again to Tinsel Town's golden age—an period as brutal because it used to be resplendent—and into the advanced and glamorous international of a tender actress hungry for repute and good fortune. With meticulous, attractive aspect, Trigiani paints a wealthy, old panorama of Thirties l. a., the place eu and American artisans flocked to pursue the final word dream: to inform tales at the silver screen.
The motion picture company is booming in 1935 while twenty-one-year-old Loretta younger meets thirty-four-year-old Clark Gable at the set of the decision of the Wild. although he is already married, Gable falls for the beautiful and vivacious younger actress instantly.
Far from the glittering lighting of Hollywood, Sister Alda Ducci has been compelled to depart her convent and start a brand new trip that leads her to Loretta. turning into omit Young's secretary, the blameless and pious younger Alda needs to navigate the wild terrain of Hollywood with fierce choice and an ethical code that derives from her Italian roots. Over the process a long time, she and Loretta stumble upon scandal and experience, decide on love and fervour, and forge a permanent bond of affection and loyalty that may be placed to the try once they finally face the best difficulty in their lives.
Anchored via Trigiani's masterful storytelling that takes you on a world experience of experience from Hollywood to the beaches of southern Italy, this captivating epic is, at its middle, a luminous story of the main loved ties that bind. Brimming with larger-than-life characters either genuine and fictional—including stars Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, David Niven, Hattie McDaniel and more—it is it's the unforgettable tale of 1 of cinema's maximum amorous affairs in the course of the golden age of yank motion picture making.
Praise for All the celebrities within the Heavens:
"Trigiani spins a story of star-crossed lovers... A heartwarming story of women's lives in the back of the movies." -Kirkus Reviews
"A completely enjoyable story that brings Hollywood's golden age alive." -People
"A tinsel-trimmed deal with for motion picture buffs and Trigiani fanatics alike." -Library Journal