We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary Maguire by Michael Adams

This is the fascinating story of Mary Maguire, a 1930s Australian ingenue who sailed for Hollywood and a fabulous life, only to have her career cut short by scandal and tragedy. Packed with celebrity, history and gossip, AUSTRALIA'S SWEETHEART is perfect for readers of SHEILA and THE RIVIERA SET.

Mary Maguire was Australia's first teenage movie star and she captivated Hollywood in the mid 1930s. Mary lived on three continents and was celebrated in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Los Angeles and London. Her life was lived in parallel with seminal incidents of the twentieth century: the Spanish Flu; the Great Depression; the Bodyline series; Australia's early radio, talkies and aviation; Hollywood's Golden Era; the British aristocracy's embrace of European fascism; London's Blitz; and post-war American culture and politics. Mary knew everyone, from Douglas Jardine, Don Bradman, Errol Flynn and Ronald Reagan, to William Randolph Hearst, Maureen O'Sullivan and Judy Garland.

AUSTRALIA'S SWEETHEART in an irresistible never-before-told story that captures the glamour of Hollywood and the turbulent times of the twentieth century, with a young woman at its centre.

Buy Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary Maguire by Michael Adams from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780733640292
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Hachette Australia
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2019
Country of Publication: Australia

Other Editions - Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary Maguire by Michael Adams

Book Reviews - Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary Maguire by Michael Adams

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Australia's Sweetheart: The amazing story of forgotten Hollywood star Mary Maguire book by Michael Adams and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.