What determines who a woman will become?
Jane Hall was an orphan at fifteen and a “literary prodigy” according to the press. How did this daughter of Arizona’s most popular humorist become a Depression-era debutante, a successful author of magazine fiction, and a screenwriter at Hollywood’s most glamorous studio? Jane soon found that her ambition conflicted with the expectations of her family, her friends and the era in which she lived. Devastated by the loss of her parents, how long would it take Jane to trust her emotions and love again?
Read the full story in the new book Such Mad Fun: Ambition and Glamour in Hollywood’s Golden Age by Robin Cutler.
“A valuable, absorbing contribution to the history of women, golden-age Hollywood, and America’s magazine culture of the 1930s and ’40s.”
— KIRKUS starred review and a Kirkus Indie Best Book of 2016
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Such Mad Fun was the 2016 Foreword Indies Gold Award Winner for biography.
And see this excerpt in Vanity Fair!
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