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7 edition of Letters to Montgomery Clift found in the catalog.

Letters to Montgomery Clift

a novel

by Noel Alumit

  • 201 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Alyson Books in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clift, Montgomery -- Fiction.,
  • Filipino Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Children of disappeared persons -- Fiction.,
  • Foster home care -- Fiction.,
  • Gay youth -- Fiction.,
  • Adoptees -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNoel Alumit.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3601.L86 L47 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3689597M
    ISBN 101555838154
    LC Control Number2003057707
    OCLC/WorldCa52559234

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Letters to Montgomery Clift by Noel Alumit (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! "Letters to Montgomery Clift," the first novel by performance artist Noel Alumit, is the complex and deeply felt coming-of-age story of a Filipino American boy.

    Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH City San Francisco Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages: Fallen Star: How Montgomery Clift Self-Destructed. Posted on by John Farr By the age of thirty, Montgomery Clift seemed to have everything: youth, beauty, talent, and the prospect of a lucrative film career with limitless possibilities. Along with his friend and colleague Marlon Brando, Clift was the most visible and gifted of a new.

    Noel Alumit is an actor, Los Angeles Times bestselling author, and Buddhist pastor. He wrote the novels Letters to Montgomery Clift and Talking to the was the recipeint of an Emerging Voices fellowship from PEN America and a Stonewall Book Award from the . His only lasting companion is a dead one: the spectral screen icon Montgomery Clift. Like Bong Bong, the year-old Alumit was born in the Philippines and did work as an extra, but that's where the similarities end. "I'm flattered when people think that the book is for real, because I think that means there's an honesty to it," he says.


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Admittedly the idea behind Alumit's book "Letters to Montgomery Clift" is a good one: the coming of age story of a young Filipino boy separated from his parents because of the Marcos Dictatorship who struggles with his sexuality and mental illness/5(22). Letters To Montgomery Clift is a novel of endurance and hope.

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/5(23). Alumit's first novel "Letters to Montgomery Clift" is a coming of age story unlike any other. I was afraid that the Montgomery Clift name in the title would serve as a hook that would be hard to pull off in a believable way.

Quite the opposite. The persona of Clift flows through the story and deepens the struggle of this character to make sense /5(23).

'Letters to Montgomery Clift' is a novel of endurance and hope. It is a tale of growing up, coming out, and going home.“Noël Alumit knows about loss, and alienation, and sorrow.

Fortunately for the readers of his bittersweet first novel, he knows even more about resilience and : MacAdam/Cage Publishing, Incorporated. Get this from a library. Letters to Montgomery Clift: a novel.

[Noel Alumit; Global Filipino Literary Awards Collection (Library of Congress. Asian Division. Southeast Asia Team)] -- ""I started my life in America and my search for my parents, well only my mother now - with Monty as my guide.

The journey to find my mother would not be complete without him.". Letters to Montgomery Clift: A Novel. Award: winners: letters to montgomery.

Winner Description: by Noel Alumit, (MacAdam/Cage Pub) Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Letters to Montgomery Clift: A Novel. ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner. Get this from a library. Letters to Montgomery Clift: a novel.

[Noel Alumit] -- Radiantaffecting. A writer to reckon with. --Publishers Weekly. LETTERS TO MONTGOMERY CLIFT Noel Alumit, Author Talking to the Moon; Buy this book. This occasionally radiant coming-of-age tale crams. Letters to Montgomery Clift A Novel (Book): Alumit, Noel: I started my life in America and my search for my parents, well only my mother now - with Monty as my guide.

The journey to find my mother would not be complete without him. And so begins Letters to Montgomery Clift, a first novel by Noel Alumit; a coming of age story of Bong Bong Luwad, a Filipino boy, who enlists.

And so begins Letters to Montgomery Clift, a first novel by Noel Alumit; a coming of age story of Bong Bong Luwad, a Filipino boy, who enlists the spirit of s screen idol Montgomery Clift to help him find his mother who is imprisoned in the Philippines under the Marcos regime/5(23).

“The definitive work on the gifted, haunted actor” (Los Angeles Times) and “the best film star biography in years” (Newsweek).

From the moment he leapt to stardom with the films Red River and A Place in the Sun, Montgomery Clift was acclaimed by critics and loved by t, moody, and strikingly handsome, he became one of the most definitive actors of /5(8). Edward Montgomery Clift was born on Octoin Omaha, father, William Brooks "Bill" Clift (–), was the vice-president of Omaha National Trust Company.

His mother was Ethel Fogg "Sunny" Clift (née Anderson; –).They had married in Clift had a twin sister, Ethel, who survived him by 48 years, and a brother, William Brooks Clift, Jr. Noel Alumit is the author of Letters to Montgomery Clift ( avg rating, ratings, 20 reviews, published ), Talking to the Moon ( avg rating /5.

Letters to Montgomery Clift by Noel Alumit; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Adoptees, Children of disappeared persons, Fiction, Filipino Americans, Foster home care, Gay youth; People: Montgomery Clift. Letters to Montgomery Clift by Noel Alumit This is a novel, published inwhich features Monty as a key figure.

It's set in the Philippines and is billed as a novel of endurance and hope as well as a tale of growing up, coming out and going home. Letters to Montgomery Clift is not a downer of a book. It is at its heart a story about love, about growing up and coming out, about enduring and overcoming, and, most of all, about going home.

We learn that Bong Bong’s story starts before he discovers the cinema persona of Mr. Clift and, in fact, before he ever comes to America. 'Letters to Montgomery Clift' is a novel of endurance and hope. It is a tale of growing up, coming out, and going home.“Noël Alumit knows about loss, and alienation, and sorrow.

Fortunately for the readers of his bittersweet first novel, he knows even more about resilience and : Macadam/Cage Publishing. In Making Montgomery Clift, Bosworth makes for a warm, friendly presence, but the film-makers compare and contrast her words with notes and old taped. [I didn't start seeing Montgomery Clift immediately] *** (@mpp_inc, 1 Mayfirst published 1 Septemberpages, ebook, borrowed from @GlasgowLib via @OverDriveLibs) *** *** I need to lie down for about a week after reading this.

I need a hug and some tissues and a teddy and something hot to cuddle into. I didn't expect this book to. Radiantaffecting. A writer to reckon with. --Publishers WeeklyAlumit, Noel is the author of 'Letters to Montgomery Clift' with ISBN and ISBN.

A four-time Oscar nominee who died at 45, Montgomery Clift was a bright young talent, a tabloid fixture, and a posthumous gay icon. In this exclusive excerpt from her forthcoming book, Anne Helen Author: Anne Helen Petersen. Professor Hamilton, whose official life of Montgomery was in awarded the Whitbread prize for biography, has drawn on hundreds of letters to and from Montgomery.The journey to find my mother would not be complete without him.” And so begins Letters To Montgomery Clift, a first novel by Noel Alumit; a coming of age story of Bong Bong Luwad, a Filipino boy, who enlists the spirit of s screen idol Montgomery Clift to help him find his mother who is imprisoned in the Philippines under the Marcos regime/5(1).