LAUGHTER ON THE HILL by Margaret Parton

LAUGHTER ON THE HILL

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Subtitled ""A San Francisco Interlude"", this is a somewhat girlish account of a year on Telegraph Hill, where Margaret settled herself in a bungalow, where she made many immediate friendships (that's San Francisco for you), and where she pursued with exuberance la is vie bohemienne. Lotus-eating for as long as possible, she played around with cavalier Pete in bars, and beaches, was moved in on by Lucle, also an artist but with many proteges. Finally, forced to work, Margaret got a job as secretary to an ex-multi-millionaire of many marriages, a satyr of fifty odd. An opening came on a newspaper, which with her journalist father's example a been her goal -- and then came recall home with her father's death....Scott Fitzgerald atmosphere, transferred to San Francisco of today- and the wild young things as chief protagonists. Effervescent. Advertising program will have special emphasis on Coast newspapers.

Pub Date: May 21st, 1945
ISBN: 117676490X
Publisher: Whittlesey House