Peyton Place (book)
Peyton Place is a novel by Grace Metalious. It was published in 1956. It is a "tell-all" book about the secrets of a small town in New England. It sold more than 100,000 copies in its first month of release. The book was the basis for a movie of the same name starring Lana Turner, and a 1965 prime time television soap opera starring Mia Farrow and Dorothy Malone.