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Whisper of the moon moth [sound recording (audio book) / Lindsay Jayne Ashford ; read by Elizabeth Knowelden.

By: Ashford, Lindsay Jayne [author.].
Contributor(s): Knowelden, Elizabeth, 1981- [narrator.] | Brilliance Audio (Firm).
Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: Tullamarine, Victoria : Bolinda Audio, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Edition: Unabridged.Description: 8 audio discs (CD) (10 hr., 25 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm ; in container.Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9781543671773; 1543671772.Subject(s): Oberon, Merle, 1911-1979 -- Fiction | Motion picture actors and actresses -- Fiction | Racially mixed people -- Fiction | London (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Audiobooks. Read by Elizabeth Knowelden.Summary: For 19-year-old Estelle Thompson, going to the cinema is more than a way to pass the time, it's a way out. In 1931 in Calcutta, Anglo-Indian girls like Estelle are considered half-breeds, shunned by both English and Indian society. Her only escape is through the silver screen, where she can forget the world around her. When Estelle catches the eye of a dashing American heir with connections to a major motion-picture studio, he also captures her heart. Soon, Estelle has a one-way ticket to London and a recommendation for a screen test. To get to the top, she must keep her Indian heritage concealed, and so begins her new identity as movie goddess Merle Oberon. But just as her dreams are poised to come true, she discovers that her own family is keeping a much more shocking secret from her, one that changes everything she's believed about her past.
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Read by Elizabeth Knowelden.

For 19-year-old Estelle Thompson, going to the cinema is more than a way to pass the time, it's a way out. In 1931 in Calcutta, Anglo-Indian girls like Estelle are considered half-breeds, shunned by both English and Indian society. Her only escape is through the silver screen, where she can forget the world around her. When Estelle catches the eye of a dashing American heir with connections to a major motion-picture studio, he also captures her heart. Soon, Estelle has a one-way ticket to London and a recommendation for a screen test. To get to the top, she must keep her Indian heritage concealed, and so begins her new identity as movie goddess Merle Oberon. But just as her dreams are poised to come true, she discovers that her own family is keeping a much more shocking secret from her, one that changes everything she's believed about her past.