Lone Star : An Edna Ferber Mystery (Hardcover)

Author: Ifkovic, Ed

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In 1955 Edna Ferber is basking in the success of her blockbuster novel Giant. Director George Stevens and Warner Brothers Studio are in the final days of filming her Texas oil epic, and Edna looks forward to meeting Rock Hudson, Liz Taylor, and especially young James Dean.
But there is trouble brewing. James Dean, the new box-office sensation and teen heartthrob, has been accused of fathering a child with an unstable extra named Carisa Krausse. The studio fears the negative publicity will jeopardize the release of the movie.
Then the actress is murdered, and James Dean is the prime suspect.
With character-actress Mercedes McCambridge as her sympathetic sidekick, a shaken Edna investigates the killing, determined to clear Deanas name.
Edna soon entrenches herself in the life of the often secretive maverick actor. But can she prove his innocence? The more she investigates the more she uncovers simmering rivalries, petty jealousies, and cruel infidelitiesathe dark underside of glittering Hollywood.
A dynamite debut launches a series for Ferber as shrewd sleuth.


Publisher Poisoned Pen Pr
Mfg Part# 9781590585870
SKU 210445490
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1590585879
Release Date 8/5/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0259
Publisher Poisoned Pen Press
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