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Last dance with Valentino

Author: Daisy Waugh
Publisher: [Bath] : Windsor/Paragon, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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"August 1916 Leaving war-ravaged London, Jenny Doyle sets sail for America. As she draws near the soaring skyscrapers of New York her dreams are dashed when she learns she is to be sent to work for the wealthy de Saulles family. Known as 'the Box', their home is Gatsby-like in elegance yet rife with undertones of malice and madness. Only her friendship with dancer Rodolfo offers Jenny a chance to escape & ntil a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Large type books
Fiction
History
Named Person: Rudolph Valentino; Rudolph Valentino; Rudolph Valentino
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daisy Waugh
ISBN: 9781445857503 1445857502 9781445857510 1445857510
OCLC Number: 751718083
Notes: Standard print ed. originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2011.
Description: 441 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Daisy Waugh.

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"August 1916 Leaving war-ravaged London, Jenny Doyle sets sail for America. As she draws near the soaring skyscrapers of New York her dreams are dashed when she learns she is to be sent to work for the wealthy de Saulles family. Known as 'the Box', their home is Gatsby-like in elegance yet rife with undertones of malice and madness. Only her friendship with dancer Rodolfo offers Jenny a chance to escape & ntil a tragic day when the household is changed forever. August 1926 America booms, prohibition rules and one man's movie is breaking box office records. Rodolfo has taken his place on the silver screen as Rudolph Valentino when a chance arises for he and Jenny to meet again. Will the world's most desired film star and his lost love have their Hollywood happy ending, or will the tragic echoes of their past thwart them one last time? "--Publisher descritpion.

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