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Somebody's Darling.

McMurtry, Larry.

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ISBN 10: 0671243942 / ISBN 13: 9780671243944
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1978
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A Near Fine copy with a previous owner inscription on flyleaf and a bookplate on the front pastedown in a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Somebody's Darling is the story of the fortunes of Jill Peel. Jill is brilliant, talented, and disciplined, and one of the best female directors in Tinseltown, or anywhere else. She's got it all together, except where the men in her life are concerned: Joe Percy and Owen Oarson. Joe is a womanizing, aging screenwriter, cheerfully cynical about life, love, and art and the pursuit of all three. But he'd rather be left alone with the young, oversexed wives of studio moguls. Owen is an ex-Texas football player and tractor salesman turned studio climber and sexual athlete. He'll climb from bed to bed in pursuit of his starry goal: to be a movie producer. Between the two of them and a cast of Hollywood's most unforgettable eccentrics, Jill Peel tries to create some movie magic. Full of all the grit and warmth of his best work, Somebody's Darling is Larry McMurtry's deft and raunchy romp behind the scenes of America's own unique Babel: Hollywood. Bookseller Inventory # 25737

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Title: Somebody's Darling.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1978

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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The republication of McMurtry's fast and furious romp through Hollywood, with the story of Jill Peel, a successful woman director who can direct anything but her men.

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