The Chelsea Girls

by Fiona Davis

The Chelsea Girls

  • ISBN-13: 9781524744588
  • Author(s): Fiona Davis
  • Subject: Historical fiction
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Dutton
  • Publication Date: 30-07-2019
  • Format: h/b

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The Chelsea Hotel has long been New York's creative oasis for the many artists who have called it home - something playwright Hazel Riley and actress Magnolia Mead are determined to use to their advantage. Yet they soon discover the greatest obstacle to putting a show on Broadway isn't art but politics. Senator Joseph McCarthy has started a witch hunt, with those in entertainment being blacklisted. With the pressure building to name names, it is more than Hazel and Magnolia's Broadway dreams that may suffer as they grapple with the terrible consequences of McCarthyism.
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The Chelsea Hotel has long been New York's creative oasis for the many artists who have called it home - something playwright Hazel Riley and actress Magnolia Mead are determined to use to their advantage. Yet they soon discover the greatest obstacle to putting a show on Broadway isn't art but politics. Senator Joseph McCarthy has started a witch hunt, with those in entertainment being blacklisted. With the pressure building to name names, it is more than Hazel and Magnolia's Broadway dreams that may suffer as they grapple with the terrible consequences of McCarthyism.

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