Based on a True Story

14 juin 2014|
Based on a True Story de Elizabeth Renzetti
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A delectable satirical novel about celebrity culture, journalism, truth, lies, consequences - about the fictions we tell ourselves and the fictions we tell others.

Augusta Price (not her real name) is famous in England for playing a slatternly barmaid on a nighttime soap opera and for falling down drunk in public. Now, she has no job, no relationship with her long-lost son, and a sad shortage of tranquilizers - but she has had an improbable hit with her memoir (which is based on a true story, but only very loosely).

But when Frances Bleeker - an insecure and not very successful American tabloid journalist - tells Augusta that a man she once loved has written a book, Augusta becomes terrified that her life story will be revealed as the web of lies it really is. She sets out on a trans-Atlantic journey from London to California to seek revenge on her former lover - a journey that will require the reluctant help of Frances.

ELIZABETH RENZETTI is a columnist for the Globe and Mail, and has reported for many years from Toronto, Los Angeles, and London. She is also the bestselling author of the novel Based on a True Story, which was a finalist for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize and a Canadian bestseller. She lives in Toronto with her husband, author and Glob...
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Titre :Based on a True Story
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :320 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.75 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :320 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.75 po
Publié le :14 juin 2014
Publié par :House Of Anansi Press Inc
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781770893139

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