By Kate Alcott
From the hot York occasions bestselling writer of The clothier comes a blockbuster novel that takes you backstage of the filming of *Gone with the Wind*, whereas turning the highlight at the passionate romance among its rushing major guy, Clark Gable, and the blithe, free-spirited actress Carole Lombard.
When Julie Crawford leaves citadel Wayne, Indiana, for Hollywood, she by no means imagines she’ll go paths with Carole Lombard, the fantastic actress fromJulie’s provincial Midwestern place of birth. The younger girl has desires of changing into a screenwriter, however the merely activity Julie’s capable of finding is one within the studio exposure workplace of the notoriously difficult manufacturer David O. Selznick, who's busy burning via administrators, writers, and funds as he motion pictures long gone with the Wind.
even though tensions run excessive at the set, Julie reveals she will step onto the again lot, take up the scent of smoky gunpowder and the tender rustle of hoop skirts, and think the paranormal international of long gone with the Wind come to existence. Julie’s entry to real-life magic comes whilst Carole Lombard hires her as an assistant and invitations her into the glamorous global Carole stocks with Clark Gable, who's approximately to maneuver into motion picture heritage because the rushing Rhett Butler.
Carole Lombard, fortunately profane and uninhibited, makes no mystery of her courting with Gable, which poses anything of an issue for the studio simply because Gable is technically nonetheless married—and the very last thing the movie wishes is extra damaging exposure. Julie is there to fend off the overly curious journalists, hoping to avoid information about the affair from slipping out. yet she will be able to slightly stay alongside of her blond company, not to mention keep watch over what comes out of Carole’s mouth, and—as their friendship grows—Julie quickly unearths she doesn’t are looking to. Carole, either clever and humorous, turns into Julie’s version for breaking freed from the past.
within the ever-widening scope of this tale, Julie is given a front-row seat not to one yet of the best amorous affairs of all time: the indisputable on-screen chemistry among Scarlett and Rhett, and offscreen, the deepening love among Carole and Clark. but underneath the glossy façade, issues in Hollywood are by no means relatively what they appear, and Julie needs to learn how to stability her occupation aspirations and her personal budding romance with the oversized personalities and overheated drama on set. shiny, romantic, and full of previous Hollywood info, a slightly of Stardust will front, shock, and pleasure.
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10. 1974 vorgetragen. anlăBlich 26 A. Kulmburg: Legierungszusammensetzung in den interdendritischen Bereichen (Restschmelzenbereich, Konzentrationsmaximum). Weiters ist noch die Kenntnis der Liquidus- und Solidustemperatur, z. B. zur Festlegung der GieRtemperatur oder der oberen Grenze des Warmverformungstemperaturbereiches, von Interesse. Die bei der Erstarrung ablaufenden Phasen- und Konzentrationsănderungen konnen prinzipiell mit Hilfe der Zustandsschaubilder (Zwei- oder Mehrstoffsystem) beschrieben werden.
Geht man von der Annahme aus, daB nach dem Erstarren keine Diffusionsvorgănge mehr ablaufen, dann kann Cmin auf der Konode der Liquidustempefatur eingetragen werden. In diesem Fall kann aus C und Cmin der Verteilungskoeffizient ko = C~in berechnet werden. Nimmt man aber an, daB wăhrend der Erstarrung Diffusionsvorgănge in den bereits erstarrten Kristalliten ablaufen, diese Vorgănge aber mit sinkender Temperatur nach dem Ende der Erstarrung auf ein unwesentliches AusmaR zuriickgehen, dann kann Cmin auf der Konode der Solidustemperatur eingetragen werden.
Dabei miissen wie bei der Untersuchung aller anderen Stăhle die hohen Anforderungen an die Prăparation der Probenoberflăche selbstverstăndlich beachtet 1 und Textureinfliisse nach Moglichkeit ausgeschaltet werden 2 • Eine befriedigende Methode zur quantitativen Bestimmung der Carbidphase in diesen Stăhlen steht aber bisher nicht zur Verfiigung. Es war daher ein wesentliches Ziel unserer Bemiihungen, diese Schwierigkeit zu beseitigen. Hiefiir waren einige Voruntersuchungen notwendig, wie Isolierung der Schnellarbeitsstahlcarbide, rontgenographische Untersuchung des Isolats, metallographische Untersuchungen und Untersuchungen der Carbide und der Matrix mit der Mikrosonde.
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