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Design for dying : a Lillian Frost and Edith Head novel / Renee Patrick.

Patrick, Renee, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Los Angeles, 1937. Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl, but even that stable job is endangered when she becomes a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount Pictures, domain of Edith Head. Edith has yet to win the first of her eight Academy Awards; right now she's barely hanging on to her job, and a scandal is the last thing she needs. To clear Lillian's name and save Edith's career, the two women join forces. Unraveling the mystery pits them against a Hungarian princess on the lam, a hotshot director on the make, and a private investigator who's not on the level. All they have going for them are dogged determination, assists from the like of Bob Hop and Barbara Stawyck, and a killer sense of style. And in show business, that just might be enough." -- from dust jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Grant County Library MYS PATRICK (Text) 37845000431234 Mystery Book System_Only_6months 07/13/2017 Available -
Hood River County Library FIC PATRICK (Text) 33892100584094 Adult Fiction Book None 01/08/2019 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library PATRI (Text) 33892006024567 FICTION New/High Demand None 05/09/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780765381842
  • Physical Description: 317 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edtion.
  • Publisher: New York : Forge, 2016.

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General Note:
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Summary, etc.:
Los Angeles, 1937. Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl, but even that stable job is endangered when she becomes a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount Pictures, domain of Edith Head. Edith has yet to win the first of her eight Academy Awards; right now she's barely hanging on to her job, and a scandal is the last thing she needs. To clear Lillian's name and save Edith's career, the two women join forces. Unraveling the mystery pits them against a Hungarian princess on the lam, a hotshot director on the make, and a private investigator who's not on the level. All they have going for them are dogged determination, assists from the like of Bob Hop and Barbara Stawyck, and a killer sense of style. And in show business, that just might be enough." -- from dust jacket.
Subject: Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Women costume designers > California > Los Angeles > Fiction.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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