Land of dreams: Ellis Island Trilogy, Book 3

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2014.
Language:
English
Description

Set in 1940s Los Angeles, the compelling final installment in New York Times bestselling author Kate Kerrigan's sweeping immigrant trilogy begun in Ellis Island and City of Hope--a story of family, love, danger, and ambition in Hollywood during World War II.

Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the promise of fortune and fame in Hollywood. Determined to keep her family intact, Ellie follows him west, uprooting her youngest son and long-time friend Bridie.

In Los Angeles, Ellie creates a fashionable new home among the city's celebrities, artists, and movie moguls. She is also drawn into intense new friendships, including talented film composer Stan, a man far different from any she has ever met, and Suri, a beautiful Japanese woman and kindred spirit, who opens Ellie's eyes to the injustices of her country.

While Leo is dazzled by Hollywood's glitz, Ellie quickly sees that the golden glamour masks a world of vanity and greed. Though she tries to navigate them around the dangers of their new home, she will not be able protect them from an even more terrifying threat: war.

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780062340528
9780062340542
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c5e6e8fd-aacf-ad37-9266-ad77c32e8051
Grouping Title land of dreams
Grouping Author kerrigan kate
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-19 23:18:15PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-20 00:21:28AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Kerrigan, Kate,
author_display Kerrigan, Kate
available_at_catalog Goodlettsville
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction
display_description "Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the promise of fortune and fame in Hollywood. Determined to keep her family intact, Ellie follows him west, uprooting her youngest son and long-time friend Bridie. In Los Angeles, Ellie creates a fashionable new home among the city's celebrities, artists, and movie moguls. She is also drawn into intense new friendships, including talented film composer Stan, a man far different from any she has ever met, and Suri, a beautiful Japanese woman and kindred spirit, who opens Ellie's eyes to the injustices of her country. While Leo is dazzled by Hollywood's glitz, Ellie quickly sees that the golden glamour masks a world of vanity and greed. Though she tries to navigate them around the dangers of their new home, she will not be able protect them from an even more terrifying threat: war."--Amazon website.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id c5e6e8fd-aacf-ad37-9266-ad77c32e8051
isbn 9780062340528, 9780062340542
item_details ils:CARL0000448076|35192046524983|Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction|Fiction Kerriga|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, overdrive:0a8756e7-56fe-4ff5-81a4-199468b9c2ac|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-09-20T05:21:28.258Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction, Novels
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Kerriga
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Goodlettsville
primary_isbn 9780062340528
publishDate 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000448076|Book|Books|First William Morrow paperback edition.|English|William Morrow,|2014.|316, 9 pages ; 21 cm., overdrive:0a8756e7-56fe-4ff5-81a4-199468b9c2ac|eBook|eBook||English|HarperCollins|2014|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000448076 35192046524983 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:0a8756e7-56fe-4ff5-81a4-199468b9c2ac -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
series Ellis Island novels
series_with_volume Ellis Island novels|3
subject_facet Families -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Irish, Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Fiction
title_display Land of dreams
title_full Land of Dreams Ellis Island Trilogy, Book 3, Land of dreams / Kate Kerrigan
title_short Land of dreams
title_sub Ellis Island Trilogy, Book 3
topic_facet Families, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, Irish, History, Literature, Mothers and sons