Dancing with the lure of fame | June 4, 2008 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- June 4, 2008

Dancing with the lure of fame

Stanford writing teacher skewers fascination with celebrity in novel "Lady Lazarus" by Andrew Foster Altschul; Harcourt, Inc.; 561 pp.; $25

by Jennifer Deitz

Andrew Foster Altschul's debut novel, "Lady Lazarus," draws much of its inspiration from the alternative rock scene of the early 1990s, but it is the novel's depiction of female celebrity that makes the story feel particularly relevant and "of the moment."

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Jennifer Deitz is a freelance writer. She can be reached at deitzjen@gmail.com.

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