First Edition stated. Novel set in a small English town. "On the basis of this former film connection, Rick and Trent decided to stage a beauty contest with a motion picture contract as part of the prize. To them, it was half a joke and half a fake. Lovely Loryn Wood, the winner, took it as the opportunity to escape an unhappy existence and achieve success in a glamorous career. But when they arrived in Hollywood, they found that it took more than optimism to meet the cold reception the American film colony gave them. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few short closed tears, modest shelf wear, tiny chip at top spine end.
Jazz Age and Depression Era Literature & Non-Fiction