The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne

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When Navy ensign Billy Grenville, heir to a vast New York fortune, sees showgirl Ann Arden on the dance floor, it is love at first sight. And much to the horror of Alice Grenville--the indomitable family matriarch--he marries her. Ann wants desperately to be accepted by high society and become the well-bred woman of her fantasies. But a gunshot one rainy night propels Ann into a notorious spotlight--as the two Mrs. Grenvilles enter into a conspiracy of silence that will bind them together for as long as they live. . . .


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About Dominick Dunne

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Dominick Dunne is an internationally acclaimed journalist and the bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction, including Another City, Not My Own; A Season in Purgatory; The Two Mrs. Grenvilles; People Like Us; and The Mansions of Limbo.From the Paperback edition.
 
Published February 22, 2012 by Ballantine Books. 384 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Romance, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Like The Winners (1982), this is the kind of novel where every woman's perfume precedes her, and nothing particularly surprising happens.

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