Queenie Kelley, a half-caste Indian girl from Calcutta, whose past is her most dangerous secret, rises to Hollywood's apex as the glamorous Dawn Avalon
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Beautiful, mysterious, intelligent Queenie cajoles her unclewith whom she lives in her mother's boardinghouseinto stealing a bracelet so valuable it pays her way from India to London. Once there, she capitalizes on her looks, becomes a model, a Hollywood movie star; nonetheless her life is riddled with adversity, and her beauty repeatedly saves her. PW commented: "Queenie remains . . . however, only a portrait who never comes to life, despite the fact that she is a thinly disguised stand-in for Merle Oberon, who was married to Korda's uncle."
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Book Description G K Hall & Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110816139709
Book Description G K Hall & Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0816139709