Frank Yerby Author:Gillian "Beautiful, sensual Gillian MacAllister had seen her mother degraded by men, and vowed not to follow in her footsteps. Instead, Gillian would use men as her tools of pleasure and ambition, to be discarded when they had served their purpose. — "No man could resist her, no man could keep her, as she climbed the rungs of power and privilege from th... more »e raw Southern steel town of Birmingham in the 1890's to the glittering and corrupt capitals of Europe, moving ever closer to her moment of ultimate, overwhelming truth.
"Here is Frank Yerby's unforgettable novel of a woman consumed by hunger -- and of the one man who could save or destroy her."« less