Catch the Sun

Catch the Sun On a rainy morning in Marilyn Monroe appears on the bedroom patio of Amanda Grace a former Playboy centerfold and jeans model whose acting career has tanked Dancing laughing and gazing at Ama

  • Title: Catch the Sun
  • Author: Lee Zamloch
  • ISBN: 9781434830
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback
  • On a rainy morning in 1995, Marilyn Monroe appears on the bedroom patio of Amanda Grace, a former Playboy centerfold and jeans model whose acting career has tanked Dancing, laughing, and gazing at Amanda through the glass doors, Marilyn seems to want something from her But what And how has the greatest sex symbol of her time been transported through time and space to coOn a rainy morning in 1995, Marilyn Monroe appears on the bedroom patio of Amanda Grace, a former Playboy centerfold and jeans model whose acting career has tanked Dancing, laughing, and gazing at Amanda through the glass doors, Marilyn seems to want something from her But what And how has the greatest sex symbol of her time been transported through time and space to contemporary Los Angeles Catch the Sun is a story of growing obsession as Amanda Grace, a woman whose beauty is undeniable but whose talents are questionable, becomes captivated by the haunting apparition of Marilyn Monroe As she explores the fragility, beauty, and dazzling rise to fame of the once great movie star, Amanda gradually loses her own tenuous hold on reality,

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    1. Review posted on Books and Swoons**I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for a review and a tour stop. It did not, however, influence this review in any way.**I was very surprised when I first started reading Catch the Sun. I found myself engaged in the storytelling, turning page after page trying to find out what would happen next. I thought I knew how it was going to end but the twist totally threw me off and I was left reeling. What really happened? Did Amanda imagined ev [...]

    2. Catch the Sun is the story of Amanda Grace – a gorgeous woman who once experienced a brief taste of fame as a fashion model, but who has since fallen from the limelight. Faced with the suicide of her terminally ill mother, being dumped by her agent, and multiple failed attempts at an acting career – she slips into a self-destructive depression and begins seeing visions of Marilyn Monroe outside her windows. She decides to learn everything she can about Marilyn Monroe and to do everything she [...]

    3. Catch the sun starts with an artist name Edith who commits suicide. She has left her two daughters, Joanne and Meredith behind to divide up her property. Meredith takes the name of Amanda Grace and after her mother’s death sees Marilyn Munroe on her patio dancing in the rain. Amanda becomes obsessed with Marilyn and is convinced she is talking to her and appearing occasionally.Marilyn Munroe is such an icon actress but I actually have never read much about her. I was aware of the basic facts o [...]

    4. Did I enjoy this book: I really did not enjoy this book. I wanted to, but I did not. The problem was that I did not care about any of the characters. I read this book in a bit over a day but there were some parts that I found myself skimming over because I just wasn't that interested. The story itself was quite creative. That was what piqued my interest in this book. But the back and forth between the Marilyn and Amanda time frames (1962 and 1995) did not flow well. I've read plenty of books wit [...]

    5. Catch the Sun revolves around Amanda Grace, a woman who at one point experienced the limelight of fame but has since fallen out of favor of the rich and famous. The suicide of her mother begins the downward spiral for the once-adored actress. Her agent leaves her and her career as an actress is overshadowed by her past and the loss of her mother. As her world continues to crumble around her, she begins to see flashes of a woman outside her window. A woman who could understand her loneliness and [...]

    6. After hearing about her mother’s suicide, Amanda Grace falls into a deep depression. She battles feelings of inadequacy, abandonment, and desperation. In the midst of Amanda’s darkness, Marilyn Monroe begins to appear around her. The sightings encourage Amanda to attempt to revive her lifeless acting career, but can she conquer her demons?Lee Zamloch has written two stories that beautifully interweave in Catch the Sun. Zamloch introduces us to Amanda Grace, a former model and struggling actr [...]

    7. "Catch the Sun" is an extremely interesting read that shows insights of Marilyn Monroe's life one never realizes within the storylineloneliness and how trapped she was. Well written plot with strong characters. Recommended for all Marilyn Monroe and celebrity fans.This review is based on a complimentary copy which was provided for an honest review.

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