The Carpetbaggers Author:Harold Robbins A turbulent, explosive novel of men and women who always took more than they gave. — Jonas Cord was a young man relentlessly driven by the ghost of a harsh and demanding father. Determined to prove himself, he needed to excel in each of his many fields - aviation, motion pictures, high finance. — Rina Marlow, motion picture goddess, brought a new ... more »concept of sex to the screen but had to destroy every man who loved her.
In a scene that shifts from Reno to New York to Hollywood, they sin and claw their way to success, searching endlessly for love and power, even while writing their own tickets to destruction.« less