The Missing Person is a tellingly achieved fusion of thought and action and the most fully realized evocation of Hollywood themes in a long, long time.” Alan Cheuse, Los Angeles Herald ExaminerThe Missing Person is a daring work that tells the story of Franny Fuller, the sexy, voluptuous movie star whose glorious blonde mane and whispery voice have aroused the fascination of every gossip columnist and moviegoer in the country. But beneath her radiant, compelling image lives still the frightened little girl from upstate New York. Define only by the way the studios, the flacks, her husbands and lovers, and the public perceive her, Franny Fuller is a “missing person,” no more tangible than the image projected of her on a thousand silver screens. Framing her portrait of Franny Fuller within a persuasive and moving story, Doris Grumbach has created a haunting work that probes the private misery behind public glamour.
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About the Author
Doris Grumbach's works available in Norton paperback include her earlier journal, Coming into the End Zone, and the novels Chamber Music, The Magician's Girl, The Ladies, and The Missing Person. Grumbach lives in Sargentville, Maine. Grumbach's new novel, The Book of Knowledge, is being published in hardcover.
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