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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Girls -- Fiction.,
  • Young women -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGloria Vanderbilt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3572.A42828 M45 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1077090M
ISBN 100394587758
LC Control Number94000271

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The Memory Book of Starr Faithfull reads more like a forged document than a novel. It is a fairly convincing substitute for the genuine article, but has the limitations of an actual artless diary. I would note that since that book came out, a number of more accessible, easily readable books on Evelyn Nesbit have come out, and I'd suggest that some author looking for a historic true crime subject might do well to write a similarly streamlined book about Starr Faithfull. Her story is compelling, but not told to its fullest advantage here/5(7). This book was going to become "The Passing of Starr Faithful." I am glad to say that my work on assisting him on these Back in the late s it was my luck that I began a correspondence with Mr. Jonathan Goodman, who was (in his day) one of the best criminal historians in England/5.   Based on a true story, Gloria Vanderbilt's latest novel attempts to unravel the mysterious life and death of Starr Faithfull. In June_ , Starr's battered body washed up on a New York beach. Soon after her death, the diary that she called her "Memory Book" was discovered by : Gloria Vanderbilt.

Now she returns in Gloria Vanderbilt's novel "The Memory Book of Starr Faithfull." Why does Starr Faithfull intrigue us decade after decade? Her star was an unlucky one, and her faith : Judith Wynn.   The memory book of Starr Faithfull: a novel Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. The unsolved mystery of Starr Faithfull, a s heiress. After her body washed up on a beach, police found a diary containing passages of erotic lovemaking when she was 11 with her year-old cousin, a mayor of Boston Pages: : The Memory Book of Starr Faithfull () by Vanderbilt, Gloria and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. The Memory Book of Starr Faithfull by Gloria Vanderbilt and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at