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3 edition of This Place Is Lonely (Imagine Living Here) found in the catalog.

This Place Is Lonely (Imagine Living Here)

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Australia,
  • Country life

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBarbara Lavallee (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9840335M
    ISBN 100785737529
    ISBN 109780785737520


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Postwar Los Angeles is a lonely place where the American Dream is showing its seamy underside—and a stranger is preying on young women. The suggestively named Dix Steele, a cynical vet with a chip on his shoulder about /5. Editorial Reviews.

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In a Lonely Place is a film starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, adapted from a novel by Dorothy B. Hughes, and directed by Nicholas Ray. Bogart plays Dixon Steele, a Hollywood screenwriter who is commissioned to adapt a novel into a film.

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Photographed with masterful economy by Burnett Guffey ("Knock on Any Door," "Bonnie and Clyde"), it understands space and uses the apartments across the courtyard to visualize the emotional relationship between Dixon and Laurel.

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