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Heartbreak Hotel

Anne Rivers Siddons

Published by Simon & Schuster, 1976
ISBN 10: 0671223151 / ISBN 13: 9780671223151
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Title: Heartbreak Hotel

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.


Flat SIGNED by Anne Rivers Siddons on the title page. Remaindered volume has mild shelf wear and spotting to fore edges; the unclipped dust jacket has overall light soiling, perimeter age toning, and a short closed tear on the rear panel. The jacket is sleeved in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 1003240102

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Synopsis: The insightful, troubling tale of the coming of age of a privileged young Southern woman during the turbulent Civil Rights era.

In Montgomery, Alabama, Martin Luther King Jr. has organized a bus boycott. In Tuscaloosa, outrage surrounds the entrance of the state university's first black student. But at little Randolph University, sweltering in the summer heat, life remains dreamily the same. At Kappa House, the sorority sisters talk of who has pinned whom, and whether they can sneak past their housemother so they can party at an out-of-town bar. Even among this privileged group, pretty, popular Kappa sister Maggie Deloach is unquestionably one of the elite...until she commits a single act of defiance and courage that forever alters the way others think of her, and how Maggie thinks of herself.

About the Author: Anne Rivers Siddons was born in a small railroad town just south of Atlanta, where her family has lived for six generations. She attended Auburn University and later joined the staff of Atlanta magazine. Her first novel, Heartbreak Hotel, a story of her college days at Auburn, was later made into a movie called Heart of Dixie, starring Ally Sheedy. Since then she has written fifteen more novels, many of which have been bestsellers. Recently, a movie version of her later novel The House Next Door was aired on LifeTime Network. Ms. Siddons now divides her time between Atlanta and Brooklin, Maine.

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