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SEDUCTION: Sex, Lies and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

Title: SEDUCTION Sex, Lies and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood Author: Karina Longworth Publisher: Custom House How obtained:  through the publisher What it's about:  In this riveting popular history, the creator of  You Must Remember This  probes the inner workings of Hollywood’s glamorous golden age through the stories of some of the dozens of actresses pursued by Howard Hughes, to reveal how the millionaire mogul’s obsessions with sex, power and publicity trapped, abused, or benefitted women who dreamt of screen stardom. My thoughts: It's been awhile since I've blogged for which I apologize. 2018 has been a difficult year in many ways for me, as well as a busy one. I started a new job which has been time-consuming as well as working on the Historical Novel Society conference which takes place this coming June in National Harbor, MD. I've also been traveling a great deal which has meant that blogging has fallen to the wayside. Reading, which has nor