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'Beverly Hills' Browning : Richard Browning : Book 2 - Peter Corris

'Beverly Hills' Browning

Richard Browning : Book 2

Paperback Published: 28th January 2015
ISBN: 9780140107395
Number Of Pages: 240

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'I felt lucky. I was heading for the U.S.A., Hollywood and a million dollars. "Deal the cards, Jess," I said.' But not all the cards dealt to Browning turn up trumps. And Richard Browning has a marvelous talent for mucking up even lucky breaks. In fact, he's only really good at one thing; that is, getting away. Sure the would-be Aussie movie star makes it to the U. S. of A., but San Francisco proves to be a long way from the starlets, palm trees and swimming pools of Hollywood, at least by the route only he could choose, through Mexico. And then, when he gets to Beverly Hills, he finds bootleggers in the swimming pools, anarchists on the movie sets and starlets just too hot to handle. Not to mention making an enemy of the 'king' of Hollywood, Douglas Fairbanks - the 'city of dreams' becomes nightmare land. 'Beverly Hills' Browning is the second volume of Richard Browning's memoirs, transcribed from the tapes found among his papers and edited by Peter Corris.

ISBN: 9780140107395
ISBN-10: 0140107398
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 28th January 2015
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.27

Peter Corris


About the Author


Peter Corris was born in Stawell, Victoria in 1942. When he was five his family left the country for Melbourne and he was educated at Melbourne High School and the University of Melbourne. After taking a Master's degree at Monash University and a PhD at the Australian National University (both in History), he was an academic, teaching and researching in various universities and a College of Advanced Education until 1975 when he gave up academia for journalism. He was literary editor of The National Times, 1980-81. He married writer Jean Bedford and they have three daughters. He lived in Sydney until his death in August 2018. Corris was posthumously awarded the inaugural Danger Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

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