Betting Between Sevens

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floyd grooms, Apr 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 168 pages
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      Paris, September 3, 1939: fifteen-year old, Jeannine Ricou heard the bells ringing throughout the city that signaled the beginning of World War II. Her privileged life was about to change forever.

The hardships of war replaced the comforts of her former life. She joined the French Resistance and aided in undermining the enemy. With the Liberation, came the American soldier she would fall in love with and marry.  When Jeannine's new husband sent her home to America with their toddler, she was pregnant again. In America, she taught herself to speak English by reading comic books and struggled to understand the cruelty and alcoholism of her in-laws.  When her husband returned home, Jeannine discovered he had a violent and unpredictable temper. The pain was just beginning.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
10
Section 4
15
Section 5
25
Section 6
33
Section 7
48
Section 8
54
Section 13
87
Section 14
97
Section 15
103
Section 16
111
Section 17
120
Section 18
129
Section 19
131
Section 20
134

Section 9
59
Section 10
67
Section 11
73
Section 12
83
Section 21
149
Section 22
150
Section 23
155
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