Valley of the Dolls - Jacqueline Susann Reviews
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by - written on 20/02/09 (Very useful, 107 readings)
From the heady heights of Broadway to the emerging of the new age of television, Valley of the Dolls charts the highs and lows of three girls who moved to New York city with the hopes of 'making it'. Fresh faced Anne, escaping a 'comfortable' arranged marriage and a life of boredom, is a rare beauty whose obvious 'class' makes her an instant hit in New York. She wishes only to work as a secretary and live for a while on her own terms but quickly finds herself under pressure to sell her looks in modelling and make herself a good marriage with millionaire Allan Cooper who singled her out immediately. Bubbly Neely, Anne's first friend in the city, wants to make it big as a Read the complete review
by - written on 31/03/08 (Very useful, 42 readings)
Jacqueline Susann wrote Valley of the Dolls in the 1960s and since then, it has gone on to sell millions of copies worldwide and is widely accepted as a cult classic. It follows three girls throughout the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s as they try to make it in the fickle world of the American entertainment industry. Anne is a girl from a small town called Lawrenceville. She moves to New York with great ambition and a determination not to end up married to a boy down the road, forever living in boredom. There, she meets Neely O'Hara, a girl just 17 years of age trying to make it in acting. They both meet Jennifer North, known widely for her beauty and fully aware that her looks . Read the complete review
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