Star Quality by Joan Collins
A Novel

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hen gutsy Irish redhead Millie McClancey defies her humble beginnings to pursue a life on the stage, she becomes the first of four generations of unforgettable women to taste success in the exciting yet precarious world of show business. Taking readers on a breathtaking journey from the music halls of World War I London to the glitz of Broadway and from Hollywood in its heyday right up to the present, Star Quality is a gripping tale of ambition, betrayal, sex, and survival. Joan Collins is a legendary woman with stardom in her genes, and with Star Quality she'll enchant readers nationwide with this engrossing and thrilling page-turner.

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Joan Collins was born in London, England on May 23, 1933. She studied for two years at the British Academy of Dramatic Art. She is the sister of novelist Jackie Collins. She began an acting career at the age of nine with an appearance in A Doll's House at the Arts Theater in London. She has appeared in more than 65 films. She received the most success playing Alexis Carrington in the primetime soap opera, Dynasty which ran from 1981 to1988. She received a Golden Globe Award in 1983 for this role. Her first book, Past Imperfect, was a kiss-and-tell autobiography published in 1978. Her first novel, Prime Time, was published in 1988. Her other fiction works include Love and Desire and Hate, Too Damn Famous, Infamous, Star Quality, and Misfortune's Daughter. Her other nonfiction books include The Joan Collins Beauty Book, My Secrets, My Friends' Secrets, Joan's Way: The Art of Living Well and Second Act. In 1997, she was honored with an O.B.E. title in recognition of a lifetime of contributions to the arts, culture and charitable causes.
Published April 2, 2013 by Renaissance Literary & Talent in collaboration with the Author. 509 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Children's Books, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Like mother, like daughter, like granddaughter—the notion of history repeating itself functions as both plot frame and theme in Collins's latest novel, a multigenerational saga that spans a century of family triumphs and tragedies set against the backdrop of the ever-changing entertainment industry.

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