The Two Mrs. Grenvilles

Front Cover
Random House Publishing Group, Feb 22, 2012 - Fiction - 384 pages
4 Reviews
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. . . .

From the Paperback edition.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ChrisWay - LibraryThing

I've been a fan of Dominick Dunne since I first read this book at least 15 years ago. No other author writes about the power and privileges of the extremely weathly quite like he did. Although most of his books are fiction, there are key elements of actual events behind the characters and stories. Read full review

Soap drama in a Book...

User Review  - ssantos78 - Borders

This book is about a beautiful women who uses her looks to get the men and money she has desired as a child. It takes places in the 1940s-1960s, the characters in the book are old east coast ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

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; An Inconvenient Woman; People Like Us; and The Mansions of Limbo.

From the Paperback edition.

Bibliographic information