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House Of Destiny
by Janet Leigh
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 155166125X, Hardcover)Award-winning actress Janet Leigh, best known for her Oscar-nominated performance in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, now turns her talents to writing, in a novel that only a Hollywood insider could create. Rich in scope and pulsing with drama, House of Destiny is the story of Hollywood in the 1930s and '40s--a tale of passion and heartaches, triumphs and tragedies.
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When the stars of Hollywood crave adventure, they come to Sun Valley, Idaho. Studebakers and Vanderbilts mingle with celebrities like David Niven, Gary Cooper, Norma Shearer and Claudette Colbert, transforming this quiet valley into a playground of the rich and famous. For Jude Abavas, the son of Basque immigrants and a bellman at the resort, rubbing shoulders with Hollywood's elite opens up a world completely unlike his own.But it isn't until Jude meets Wade Colby, the screen's newest box-office star, that he truly gains access to that world. It's the beginning of a friendship that Jude draws upon when personal tragedy shatters his life and he leaves his home for Hollywood. This bold move proves to be an uphill climb that will both test - and tempt - Jude. It's a journey that reveals the other side of Hollywood, leading him to join forces with Wade to form their own production company. Colvas Inc. takes on the biggest and the best as Jude and Wade help change the course of Hollywood.
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