Playing For High Stakes

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Based on 200 soul-baring interviews, Denholtz tracks the lives of rich women married to powerful men in Playing For High Stakes. In exquisitely drawn portraits, Denholtz reveals the hell and the perks of their relationships to husbands, lovers, money, and the three stages of development toward personal achievement and self-esteem.
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Overview

Based on 200 soul-baring interviews, Denholtz tracks the lives of rich women married to powerful men in Playing For High Stakes. In exquisitely drawn portraits, Denholtz reveals the hell and the perks of their relationships to husbands, lovers, money, and the three stages of development toward personal achievement and self-esteem.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595092369
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2000
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 0.66 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Stages of Corporate Life: The Fish. The Reptile. The Bird 1
2. Stage One: Jane 10
3. Patty and Mary 19
4. Entering Stage Two: Anne 32
5. Bonnie Sue and Risa 44
6. Executive Woman versus Corporate Wife: Kim 54
7. Babies, Lovers, and Other Considerations: Tracy and Carol 63
8. The Dangerous Journey: A Thrilling Metamorphosis 78
9. Born to Stage Three: Darlene 83
10. Smarter Than He Is: Georgia 95
11. The Power of the Weak: Dolly 111
12. Turning Entrepreneur and Taking Risks: Arlene 127
13. Affairs and Alfalfa: Susan 140
Bitterness and Betrayal: Lorraine 140
14. Dancing Between the Sun and the Moon 156
15. Money Without Power: Margaret 169
16. Power Without Money: Buffy 182
17. Strong Women and Bitchy Broads: Joan 198
18. Second Wives and Second Thoughts: Melinda and Ariel 212
19. What About the Men? The Husband's Point of View 229
20. Rewards for the Winners: Families and Corporations 243
21. Playing for High Stakes 252
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