Paloverde

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G.K. Hall, 1995 - Fiction - 766 pages
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The story of two brothers in love with the same woman and a passionate young girl with an unyielding code of honor unfolds in late nineteenth-century Southern California as the railroads, the coming of aviation, the motion picture industry, and the discov

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Jacqueline Briskin was born Jacqueline Orgell on December 18, 1927 in London, England. She enrolled at UCLA in pre-law, but quit after two years to marry Bert Briskin. In 1964, she took a night class at UCLA Extension called The Craft of Fiction. Her first novel, California Generation, was published in 1970. Her other novels include Too Much Too Soon, Everything and More, Rich Friends, Paloverde, and The Onyx. She also wrote two novels using the pen name Diane Du Pont. She retired in the mid-1990s to take care of her husband, who was in declining health because of Alzheimer's disease. He died in 2004. She died on December 24, 2014 at the age of 87.

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