Celebrities in Disgrace: A Novella and Stories

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Inspired by a society obsessed with celebrities, Searle explores the glittery-dark underworld of 'hopefuls, ' those who have been given the slightest hint of success--or even imagined success--and who are hungry for an audience, of any size. Ranging from a woman's relentless pursuit to be an actress despite her tendency to faint onstage, to a disintegrating family who comes together if only to watch the imaginary lives in a soap opera, the stories in Celebrities in Disgrace capture the thrill and lure of fame and our ...

Celebrities in Disgrace: A Novella and Stories 2001, Graywolf Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781555973247

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