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Goodbye, Janette
     

Goodbye, Janette

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by Harold Robbins
 

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With her keen instincts and rich sensuality Tanya Pojarska survived the fires of World War II and gained control of a vast fortune. Her two daughters inherited her beauty, her passion--and a legacy of pain and ambition. From a childhood of stark sexual terror, Janette rose to wealth and fame as a high-fashion goddess--while her half-sister Lauren plunged into a

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With her keen instincts and rich sensuality Tanya Pojarska survived the fires of World War II and gained control of a vast fortune. Her two daughters inherited her beauty, her passion--and a legacy of pain and ambition. From a childhood of stark sexual terror, Janette rose to wealth and fame as a high-fashion goddess--while her half-sister Lauren plunged into a dazzling scene of international decadence that almost destroyed her.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452041377
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
06/11/2010
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Harold Robbins (1916–1997) is one of the bestselling American fiction writers of all time, ranking 5th on the World’s Bestselling Fiction Author List just behind William Shakespeare and Agatha Christie. He wrote over 25 bestselling novels, sold more than 750 million copies in 42 languages and spent over 300 weeks combined on The New York Times bestsellers list. His books were adapted into 13 commercially successful films and also television series that garnered numerous Oscar®, Golden Globe®, and Primetime Emmy® nominations starring Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Laurence Olivier, Bette Davis, Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, and more.

The self-proclaimed “world’s best writer in plain English,” Robbins wrote novels that resonated with audiences due to their graphic depictions of sex, violence, power, and drugs, and the multilayered complexities of his characters, as evidenced by his bestselling novels Never Love a Stranger, The Carpetbaggers, Where Love Has Gone, and The Adventurers. He once said in an interview: “People make their own choices every day about what they are willing to do. We don’t have the right to judge them or label them. At least walk in their shoes before you do.”

Robbins’ personal life was as fascinating to the public as his novels. An enthusiastic participant in the social and sexual revolution of the 1960s, Robbins cultivated a “playboy” image and maintained friendships with stars including Frank Sinatra, Clint Eastwood, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dino De Laurentiis, Robert Evans, Ringo Starr, Barbara Eden, Lena Horne, and Quincy Jones, and was one of the first novelists to be prominently featured in gossip magazines, earning him the title of “The World’s First Rock Star Author.”

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Goodbye, Janette 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
kookie1122 More than 1 year ago
I doubt any of this book was written by Harold Robbins. I loved all of his books, but not this thing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is not all that great. There is alot of people getting beat up and while the person is getting they all the sudden have a orgasm which is weird. Then they are major pot heads and snort alot of coke. I hated it a major waste of 2.99
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is so dirty and scandalous and offensive (sexist, racist, homophobic, the whole nine), yet so hot that I couldn't put it down. If you like S/M, a rainbow of sexual identities, (bisexual women, lesbians, gay men, bisexual men) and gender identities, transvestites, incest, rape and fashion then i think you'll enjoy this book, I know i did, in spite of myself.