Marie, a True Story

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Random House, 1983 - Social Science - 420 pages
Recounts the experiences of Marie Ragghianti--former beauty queen, devout Catholic, and divorced working mother--and her courageous fight, in the face of disgrace and peril, against deep-seated political corruption in Tennessee

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
20
Section 3
47
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About the author (1983)

Peter Maas was born in New York on June 27, 1929. He graduated from Duke University in 1949 and served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War. After the war, he became a journalist and wrote for such magazines as Collier's, Look, Saturday Evening Post, and New York Magazine. His nonfiction works include Marie, Manhunt, and Underboss. The Valachi Papers and Serpico were adapted into films. He died on August 23, 2001 at the age of 72.

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