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Return to Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
Book DescriptionIn 1956 Grace Metalious published Peyton Place, the novel that unbuttoned the straitlaced New England of the popular imagination, transformed the publishing industry, topped the bestseller lists for more than a year, and made its young author one of the most talked-about people in America. In 1959 the sizzling sequel, Return to Peyton Place, picked up where Peyton Place left off: Allison MacKenzie, now the author of America's #1 bestseller, is thrown into the glamorous whirl of the smart set of New York and Hollywood. At home, the rest of the most controversial characters in 1950s American fiction continue to create a stir in this ongoing expose of sex, hypocrisy, social inequity, and class privilege in contemporary America. Peyton Place, the small, seemingly respectable New England town, is revealed as a vividly realistic cauldron of secrets and scandal. Peyton Place and its sequel, Return to Peyton Place, the books that readers used to hide under their mattresses, are now recognized by scholars as the Silent Generation's Perfect Storm and predecessors to the women's liberation movement. Treat yourself to this rediscovered classic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781555536695
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Northeastern University Press
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Grace Metalious
Peyton Place, Paperback (March 1999)» View all books by Grace Metalious
A new edition of the debut novel about a New England town originally published in 1956, accompanied by an introduction which considers the writer's treatment of class, gender, race, ethnicity, and power.
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Author Biography - Grace Metalious
Grace Metalious (1924-1964) was the author of Peyton Place, Return to Peyton Place, The Tight White Collar (1960), and No Adam in Eden (1963). She was a resident of Gilmanton, New Hampshire. Ardis Cameron is Professor of American and New England Studies at the University of Southern Maine. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship for her work-in-progress, Tales of Peyton Place: The Biography of a Big Book. She is also the author of Radicals of the Worst Sort: The Laboring Women of Lawrence, Massachusetts 1860-1912 (1993) and the editor of Looking For America: The Visual Production of Nation and People (2004).
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