All the stars in the heavens: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

People's Book of the Week

Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards Nominee for Fiction

Adriana Trigiani, the New York Times bestselling author of the blockbuster epic The Shoemaker's Wife, returns with her biggest and boldest novel yet, a hypnotic tale based on a true story and filled with her signature elements: family ties, artistry, romance, and adventure. Born in the golden age of Hollywood, All the Stars in the Heavens captures the luster, drama, power, and secrets that could only thrive in the studio system&;viewed through the lives of an unforgettable cast of players creating magic on the screen and behind the scenes.

In this spectacular saga as radiant, thrilling, and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Adriana Trigiani takes us back to Tinsel Town's golden age&;an era as brutal as it was resplendent&;and into the complex and glamorous world of a young actress hungry for fame and success. With meticulous, beautiful detail, Trigiani paints a rich, historical landscape of 1930s Los Angeles, where European and American artisans flocked to pursue the ultimate dream: to tell stories on the silver screen.

The movie business is booming in 1935 when twenty-one-year-old Loretta Young meets thirty-four-year-old Clark Gable on the set of The Call of the Wild. Though he's already married, Gable falls for the stunning and vivacious young actress instantly.

Far from the glittering lights of Hollywood, Sister Alda Ducci has been forced to leave her convent and begin a new journey that leads her to Loretta. Becoming Miss Young's secretary, the innocent and pious young Alda must navigate the wild terrain of Hollywood with fierce determination and a moral code that derives from her Italian roots. Over the course of decades, she and Loretta encounter scandal and adventure, choose love and passion, and forge an enduring bond of love and loyalty that will be put to the test when they eventually face the greatest obstacle of their lives.

Anchored by Trigiani's masterful storytelling that takes you on a worldwide ride of adventure from Hollywood to the shores of southern Italy, this mesmerizing epic is, at its heart, a luminous tale of the most cherished ties that bind. Brimming with larger-than-life characters both real and fictional&;including stars Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, David Niven, Hattie McDaniel and more&;it is it is the unforgettable story of one of cinema's greatest love affairs during the golden age of American movie making.

Praise for All the Stars in the Heavens:

"Trigiani spins a tale of star-crossed lovers... A heartwarming tale of women's lives behind the movies." - Kirkus Reviews

"A thoroughly entertaining tale that brings Hollywood's golden age alive." -People

"A tinsel-trimmed treat for movie buffs and Trigiani fans alike." -Library Journal

Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID21937494-109a-b732-aea7-7757a6df92bc
Grouping Titleall the stars in the heavens
Grouping Authoradriana trigiani
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-20 05:01:48AM
Last Indexed2020-09-20 05:15:55AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Brown, Blair,
authorAdriana Trigiani
author2-role3M Company.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360.
Brown, Blair,narrator.
Findaway World, LLC.
Playaway Digital Audio.
hoopla digital.
author_displayTrigiani, Adriana
available_at_addisonAddison Public Library
collection_addisonAdults
detailed_location_addison2nd Floor- Adult Audio Books
2nd Floor- Adult Books
Axis 360
Online Hoopla Collection
Online OverDrive Collection
display_descriptionIn this spectacular saga as radiant, thrilling, and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Adriana Trigiani takes us back to Tinsel Town's golden age--an era as brutal as it was resplendent--and into the complex and glamorous world of a young actress hungry for fame and success. With meticulous, beautiful detail, Trigiani paints a rich, historical landscape of 1930s Los Angeles, where European and American artisans flocked to pursue the ultimate dream: to tell stories on the silver screen. The movie business is booming in 1935 when twenty-one-year-old Loretta Young meets thirty-four-year-old Clark Gable on the set of The Call of the Wild. Though he's already married, Gable falls for the stunning and vivacious young actress instantly. Far from the glittering lights of Hollywood, Sister Alda Ducci has been forced to leave her convent and begin a new journey that leads her to Loretta. Becoming Miss Young's secretary, the innocent and pious young Alda must navigate the wild terrain of Hollywood with fierce determination and a moral code that derives from her Italian roots. Over the course of decades, she and Loretta encounter scandal and adventure, choose love and passion, and forge an enduring bond of love and loyalty that will be put to the test when they eventually face the greatest obstacle of their lives. Anchored by Trigiani's masterful storytelling that takes you on a worldwide ride of adventure from Hollywood to the shores of southern Italy, this mesmerizing epic is, at its heart, a luminous tale of the most cherished ties that bind. Brimming with larger-than-life characters both real and fictional--including stars Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, David Niven, Hattie McDaniel and more--it is it is the unforgettable story of one of cinema's greatest love affairs during the golden age of American movie making.
format_addisonBook
Book on CD
Playaway
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_addisonAudio Books
Books
eBook
eBooks
id21937494-109a-b732-aea7-7757a6df92bc
isbn9780062319197
9780062319210
9780062419903
9780062419910
9781467619554
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:69e33ffa-6ea0-4149-a666-ec905c6064d3-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook3falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
ils:.b1548435x.i134485472nd Floor- Adult BooksFIC TRIGIANI A.1falsefalseCheck ShelfAug 18, 2020afic
ils:.b1548435x.i134498492nd Floor- Adult BooksFIC TRIGIANI A.1falsefalseCheck ShelfNov 17, 2017afic
external_econtent:ils:.b16813625Online1falsetrueCloud Libraryhttp://ebook.3m.com/library/AddisonPublicLibrary-document_id-g4m4t89Available Onlinead
ils:.b16572439.i134746622nd Floor- Adult Audio BooksPLAYAWAY FIC TRIGIANI A.1falsefalseCheck ShelfJul 25, 2017aabrb
axis360:bl2015033450bl2015033450Axis 360Online Axis 360eBookeBook1falsetrueAxis 360http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0016426515Available OnlineAxis 360
overdrive:08221c67-f371-4811-87f8-0750c7388be8-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books3falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
hoopla:MWT11587639Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetruehooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587639?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
axis360:bk0017438728bk0017438728Axis 360Online Axis 360eAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueAxis 360http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017438728Available OnlineAxis 360
hoopla:MWT12236607Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetruehooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12236607Available Online
ils:.b15652257.i134663792nd Floor- Adult Audio BooksAUDIO BOOK FIC TRIGIANI A.1falsefalseCheck ShelfJun 15, 2019aabrb
itype_addisonAudiobook on CD
Fiction
Playaway Audiobook
eCollection
last_indexed2020-09-20T10:15:55.992Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_addisonAUDIO BOOK FIC TRIGIANI A.
FIC TRIGIANI A.
Online
PLAYAWAY FIC TRIGIANI A.
owning_library_addisonAddison Public Library
Addison Public Library Online
owning_location_addisonAddison Public Library
primary_isbn9780062319197
publishDate2015
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:69e33ffa-6ea0-4149-a666-ec905c6064d3eBookeBookEnglishHarper2015
ils:.b1548435xBookBooksFirst edition.EnglishHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]453 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
external_econtent:ils:.b16813625eBookeBooksEnglishHarperCollins, 2015.464 p.
ils:.b16572439PlayawayAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishFindaway World, LLC, [2015]1 audio media player (14 hr., 40 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
ils:.b16813625eBookeBooksEnglishHarperCollins, 2015.464 p.
axis360:bl2015033450eBookeBookFirst edition.EnglishHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]1 online resource (453 pages) : illustrations
overdrive:08221c67-f371-4811-87f8-0750c7388be8eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishHarperAudio2015
hoopla:MWT11587639eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishHarperAudio, 2015.1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 36 min.)) : digital.
axis360:bk0017438728eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishHarpercollins, 2015.1 online resource
hoopla:MWT12236607eBookeBookEnglishHarper Collins Publishers, 2015.1 online resource
ils:.b15652257Book on CDAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishHarper Audio, [2015]12 sound discs (14 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_addison
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:69e33ffa-6ea0-4149-a666-ec905c6064d3-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b1548435x.i13448547On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
ils:.b1548435x.i13449849On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
external_econtent:ils:.b16813625Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsetrue
ils:.b16572439.i13474662On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
axis360:bl2015033450bl2015033450Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:08221c67-f371-4811-87f8-0750c7388be8-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11587639Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
axis360:bk0017438728bk0017438728Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT12236607Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b15652257.i13466379On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
subject_facetActors -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Electronic audio books
Electronic books
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Sagas
FICTION/Family Saga
Historical -- FICTION
Historical fiction
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction
Love stories
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Fiction
Motion picture industry -- Fiction
Motion picture studios -- Fiction
Sagas -- FICTION
Secretaries -- Fiction
Young, Loretta, -- 1913-2000 -- Fiction
title_displayAll the stars in the heavens : a novel
title_fullAll the Stars in the Heavens : A Novel [electronic resource] / Adriana Trigiani
All the Stars in the Heavens A Novel
All the Stars in the Heavens A Novel [electronic resource] Trigiani, Adriana.
All the stars in the heavens : A Novel / Adriana Trigiani
All the stars in the heavens : a novel / Adriana Trigiani
All the stars in the heavens : a novel [electronic resource] / Adriana Trigiani
title_shortAll the stars in the heavens
title_subA Novel
topic_facetActors
Electronic books
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Sagas
FICTION/Family Saga
Fiction
Historical
Historical Fiction
Historical fiction
Literature
Motion picture actors and actresses
Motion picture industry
Motion picture studios
Sagas
Secretaries
Young, Loretta