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The Jewels of Tessa Kent

The Jewels of Tessa Kent( )
Author: Krantz, Judith
ISBN:978-0-85750-162-2
Publication Date:Aug 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Bantam Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

"Tessa Kent, a precocious fourteen year old, gives birth to an illegitimate daughter. Her parents, devout Catholics, raise the infant, Maggie, as their own child. As Tessa becomes a great movie star, Maggie lives for her glorious ""sister's"" infrequent whirlwind visits. Only when Maggie is eighteen does she learn the truth about her mother. Mortally wounded, she breaks all ties with Tessa and starts work at the Manhattan auction house of Scott & Scott. ive years later, a life-altering...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.6 x 17.8 x 3.5 cm
Book Weight:2.916 Kilograms
Author Biography
Krantz, Judith (Author)
Judith Krantz was born on January 9, 1929 in New York City. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1948. She was a fashion publicist in Paris in the late 1940s. She was the fashion editor for Good Housekeeping magazine, a contributing writer to McCall's magazine and Ladies' Home Journal, and the contributing West Coast editor of Cosmopolitan.

Her first novel, Scruples, was published in 1978. Her other novels include Princess Daisy, Mistral's Daughter, I'll Take Manhattan, Till We Meet Again, The Jewels of Tessa Kent, and Lovers. Her autobiography, Sex and Shopping: The Confessions of a Nice Jewish Girl, was published in 2000.

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