Mary Jackson Peale: One Woman's Tale of Romance, Betrayal and Determination

Orca Publishing Company USA

By 23, the supremely confident Mary Jackson-Peale had become one of the most influential theatrical agents on London's prestigious West Side. But her self-indulgent lifestyle, which included a string of bi-sexual relationships, endless cocktails of booze and drugs, and the accidental manslaughter of her sex-craved boss, made her a felon on the run.

To escape Scotland Yard's dragnet, Mary created a new identity and fled to America with no money, no contacts, and the guilt that her mother's partner had been imprisoned for her indiscretions. Slowly but surely, she overcame these obstacles – and a few new ones – to regain her mojo and become one of Broadway's most sought-after theatrical agents. Now, 37, and at the top of her theatrical game, she fell deeply in love with a handsome, romantic Venetian vintner. Ironically, her world would collapse with a bang that could be heard around the world.
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About the author

Manhattan-born M.G. Crisci is the critically-acclaimed author of 10 books inspired by real events, a former Fortune 500 senior executive, an internationally-recognized expert in the field of consumer motivation and behavior, and a noted social commentator.

He has been elected to Who's Who in the World 22 times and has received lifetime achievement awards from the Albert Marquis Society and the Eurasia Center Worldwide for his business, literary, and cultural contributions.
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Publisher
Orca Publishing Company USA
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Published on
Mar 31, 2012
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9780983447870
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Language
English
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Genres
Drama / General
Family & Relationships / Love & Romance
Fiction / Romance / Erotica
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This content is DRM free.
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