College of One Author:Sheilah Graham She was Sheilah Graham, forlorn fugitive from a London slum orphanage, ex-chorus girl, uneducated but determined. Hiding behind a mask of the poised and confident celebrity columnist, she was still in awe of the worldly ways and easy wit of the people whose lives she chronicled. He was F. Scott Fitzgerald, the reckless, charming idol of a flam... more »boyant generation, fighting despair and alcoholism by writing movie scripts for a world that was fast losing patience with his faltering strength. Together they closed the door on the garish lights of Hollywood and shared a precious secret of love and learning.
Sounds like a steamy romance, but it's really autobiographical - "the story of a sad and splended love" Chicago Tribune« less