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6 edition of Inside Peyton Place found in the catalog.

Inside Peyton Place

the life of Grace Metalious

by Emily Toth

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metalious, Grace.,
  • Metalious, Grace.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmily Toth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E77 Z89
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 395 p. ;
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4093806M
    ISBN 100385159501
    LC Control Number80002880

    “Peyton Place” was published in It sold , hardcover copies and more than 8 million in paperback, clinging to the best‐seller list for more than a year. Mrs. Metalious received. Peyton Place is the story of a repressive New England town known for its high standards of public morality, and the steamy sexual activities that take place behind its bedroom doors. While the town's rigid mores lead to hypocrisy and repression, the earthy characters have an unbelievably high level of sexual functioning, especially the playboy.

    The plot of Peyton Place is quite controversial among modern first editions, and the history of its publication is just as Place was largely based off of the small town scandals that were known to plague several New England towns. Some of the places and characters so closely resembled their real life counterparts that author Grace Metalious was actually sued for libel.   (Metalious produced only a sloppy, booze-garbled draft, according to "Inside Peyton Place," a biography by Emily Toth.) Then, there are Wilkens' undeniable literary : Bill Donahue.

    About this Item: Dell Books # F91, dated February 50 cents cover price., Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. 9th Dell printing. pages. Sequel to "Peyton Place", no movie credits in book but was made into a movie in starring Carol Lynley, Jeff Chandler, Eleanor Parker, Mary Astor, Tuesday Weld, Robert Sterling, Robert Crane, others. Book is in Very Good condition, age toning, po name on inside back cover. First Edition/ First Printing [January, ] Dell F91 with a cover price, numbered pages. " RETURN TO PEYTON PLACEthe sensational new novel that picks up where PEYTON PLACE left off.".


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Although published over 30 years ago, "Inside Peyton Place" is definitely the go-to book on all things Grace Metalious. I got interested in Metalious after reading "Peyton Place" recently.

The edition has an introduction by Professor Ardis Cameron who makes the point that "Peyton Place" has become "a mere code word for sexual scandal /5(15).

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Although published over 30 years ago, "Inside Peyton Place" is definitely the go-to book on all things Grace Metalious. I got interested in Metalious after reading "Peyton Place" recently. The edition has an introduction by Professor Ardis Cameron who makes the point that "Peyton Place" has become "a mere code word for sexual scandal /5.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Inside Peyton Place: The Life of Grace Metalious: The Biography of Grace Metalious (Banner Book).Cited by: 6.

Although published over 30 years ago, "Inside Peyton Place" is definitely the go-to book on all things Grace Metalious. I got interested in Metalious after reading "Peyton Place" recently. The edition has an introduction by Professor Ardis Cameron who makes the point that "Peyton Place" has become "a mere code word for sexual scandal /5.

Peyton Place is a novel by Grace novel describes how three women are forced to come to terms with their identity, both as women and as sexual beings, in a small, conservative, gossipy New England town, with recurring themes of hypocrisy, social inequities and class privilege in a tale that includes incest, abortion, adultery, lust and : Grace Metalious.

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An overblown biography of the ""Pandora in blue jeans"" who wrote Peyton Place, featuring clumsy attempts to present Metalious as a feminist hero/victim. Born into a working-class, part-French-Canadian family and raised in industrial Manchester, N.H., through the Depression, un-beautiful Grace DeRepentigny grew up with a literary, creative bent but also with an absent father (divorce) and.

For Peyton Place: A Haiku Soap Opera, poet David Trinidad watched all episodes of the infamous s 'adult' primetime soap opera and wrote a haiku for everyone. Fraught relationships, courtroom cliffhangers and sensational storylines are condensed into syllable episodes, as stereotypic characters weather the passing TV seasons.

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According to Emily Toth's biography Inside Peyton Place—the Rosetta Stone of Grace Metalious arcana—on the night of Aug Messner. A daytime drama entitled Return to Peyton Place aired on NBC from April 3, to January 4,but the soap opera was a continuation of the primetime television series Peyton Place rather than an adaptation of the : Grace Metalious.

Inside Peyton Place by Emily Toth,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(75). Innovelist Barbara Delinsky used Grace Metalious and Peyton Place as a springboard for Looking for Peyton Place, her novel about the impact of Metalious' book on a small New Hampshire town, Middle River, where residents believe Peyton Place is about people in their en: 3.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Toth, Emily. Inside Peyton Place. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, (OCoLC) Inside Peyton Place is the story of a woman out of step with her times, a poignant tale of a strong yet vulnerable individual who dreamed of having everything -- and then unfortunately found : Emily Toth.

Toth’s book argues that Peyton Place, though it seems tame today (no four-letter words), was as much a forerunner of Gloria Steinem as of Jacqueline dealt with rape, wife beating Author: Cable Neuhaus. Peyton Place is a American drama film directed by Mark Robson, and starring Lana Turner, Hope Lange, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Diane Varsi, Arthur Kennedy, Russ Tamblyn, and Terry follows numerous residents of a small fictional New England mill town in the years surrounding World War II, where scandal, homicide, suicide, incest, and moral hypocrisy belie its tranquil by: Franz Waxman.

In September,Peyton Place by Grace Metalious burst onto the American scene as the most controversial novel of the century. Its publication was also an extraordinary story of personal triumph. In this book Emily Toth provides a complete and sympathetic portrait of Grace: the idealistic young scribbler, partier, reluctant wife and mother.Although published over 30 years ago, "Inside Peyton Place" is definitely the go-to book on all things Grace Metalious.

I got interested in Metalious after reading "Peyton Place" recently. The edition has an introduction by Professor Ardis Cameron who makes the point that "Peyton Place" has become "a mere code word for sexual scandal /5(11).

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