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The life and death of Sophie Stark

Anna North

The life and death of Sophie Stark

by Anna North

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women motion picture producers and directors,
  • Gifted persons,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    An unapologetic filmmaker uses the stories of those around her to create movies that bring her both critical acclaim and ire from the people whose secrets she has exposed. By the author of America Pacifica.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAnna North
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270 pages
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27182101M
    ISBN 100399173390
    ISBN 109780399173394
    OCLC/WorldCa892458429

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Gripping and provocative, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is a haunting story of fame, love, and legacy told through the propulsive rise of an iconoclastic artist. Sophie Stark begins her filmmaking career by creating a documentary about her obsession, Daniel, a college basketball star/5().

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Gripping and provocative, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is a haunting story of fame, love, and legacy told through the propulsive rise of an iconoclastic artist. Sophie Stark begins her filmmaking career by creating a documentary about her obsession, Daniel, a college basketball star.

But when she becomes too invasive, she finds herself the victim of a cruel retribution. When love and art collide in Sophie Stark’s life, art always wins.

Sophie, a filmmaker, is elusive in the way we're told only true geniuses can be. From a precocious age, she flits in and out of people’s lives, as her career moves from that of a cult favorite to the highest levels of fame. The ending of North’s (America Pacifica) provocative new novel is a foregone conclusion; it is the journey there, revealed by the intimates in Sophie Stark’s life, that draws the reader Told in a chorus of voices belonging to those who knew Sophie best, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is an intimate portrait of an elusive woman whose monumental talent and relentless pursuit of truth reveal the cost of producing great art.

It is “not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story” (Emma Donoghue, author of Room). “The Life and Death of Sophie Stark” by Anna North is out now from Blue Rider Press.

Narrative propels fiction, and a protagonist's narration of her story moves the story forward. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction“I read The Life and Death of Sophie Stark with my heart in my mouth.

Not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story.”—Emma Donoghue, New York Times bestselling author of Room“This novel is perceptive, subtle, funny and lingers in unexpected ways.

"The Life and Death of Sophie Stark" by Anna North is more Jennifer Egan than Anna Klein and her "The Girls" could ever be. Moody, eerie, melancholic and beautiful. It is a standout portrait of a young artist and the art (or curse) of loving through movies. If you let it ask you questions - /5(). The Life and Death of Sophie Stark NPR coverage of The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North is a compilation of recollections from friends, lovers and family about a charismatic but difficult filmmaker. The memories flow chronologically providing readers with some insight into her passionate and troubled life.

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She’s left the small town life for NYC. ”When Sophie first saw me, I was onstage.” So begins this story of Sophie Stark/5. Gripping and provocative, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is a haunting story of fame, love, and legacy told through the propulsive rise of an iconoclastic artist.

Sophie Stark begins her /5(13). The Life and Death of Sophie Stark – Book Review all my strongest memories of Sophie were of her leaving Sophie Stark, our eponymous antihero, is a visionary filmmaker whose searing genius and determination leads her to create movies of unparalleled rawness “as if an alien had come down and filmed humans and shown us what we were like.

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Sophie Stark begins her filmmaking career by creating a documentary about her obsession, Daniel, a college basketball star.