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Dirty Blonde

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Dirty Blonde

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Courtney Love
publisher:
Faber & Faber
genre:
Nonfiction

We gave it an A

More than a tribute to Mae West, Claudia Shear’s knockout comedy Dirty Blonde is the story of two fans who bond over their love of the bawdy legend. Shear — like West, a self-made star — deftly portrays both Jo (an actress/temp) and West (from youth to indomitable old age). As movie geek Charlie, Kevin Chamberlin nearly upstages his costar. With flawless direction by James Lapine, Dirty Blonde is racy yet heartfelt. Come up and see it sometime. A