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Melting the Snow on Hester Street

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Melting the Snow on Hester Street , Daisy Waugh, book reviewIt’s 1929 and movie director Max Beecham and his actress wife Eleanor hobnob with Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson and more. To them, Max and Eleanor are the happiest, most loving couple in Hollywood. But the Beechams are excellent actors. They haven’t been happy since they left their old lives behind in New York, together with their tiny daughter, Isha. While Max seems to have given up, Eleanor is still determined to find her, or at least find out what happened to her. This sets the backdrop for Daisy Waugh’s latest novel, Melting the Snow on Hester Street.


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