Book of the Week: Stars Over Sunset Boulevard

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Stars Over Sunset Boulevard is penned by Susan Meissner, the critically acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life, A Fall of Marigolds and The Shape of Mercy.

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard tells the story of two women, Violet Mayfield and Audry Duvall and their friendship which spans over seven decades. Set in Hollywood Land, the plot unfolds on David O. Selznick’s set of the legendary movie, Gone with the Wind. Although Violet and Audrey are opposites, their frienship blossoms when they become housemates. Violet longs to be a wife and mother, while Audrey yearns for her return to the Hollywood spotlight.

Through the eyes of Violet and Audrey we experience waht Marie Dubsky once wrote, “One true friend adds more to our happinesss than a thousand enemies add to our unhappiness.”

Kathy Alphs

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