The Golden Age Summary
Gore Vidal

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The Golden Age Summary

Ghosts are mentioned on numerous occasions and are used for one particular metaphor in the novel. The difference between the self that is out for the public to see and the self that is real and working behind the curtain is a major theme that runs throughout the book. Caroline is a former movie actress who views her life in Hollywood and the films she created as a past life, and the images...

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