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In 1952, Hellman joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellman refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to avoid trial. Nonetheless the experience brought devastating controversy and loss. First published in 1972, her retelling of the time features a remarkable cast of characters, including her lover, novelist Dashiell Hammett, a slew of famous friends and colleagues, and a pack of "scoundrels" — ruthless, ambitious politicians and the people who complied with their demands.

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ISBN:
9780316352949
Introduction:
Wills, Garry
Author:
Wills, Garry
Author:
Wills, Gary
Author:
Hellman, Lillian
Author:
Bates, Kathy
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Women
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Theatre
Subject:
Hellman, lillian, 1905-1984
Subject:
Dramatists, American
Subject:
Dramatists, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Hellman, Lillian
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Back Bay Paperb
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
5.51x8.50x.41 in. .52 lbs.

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