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memories of the ’70s – Scruples by Judith Krantz

Using the old adage of an ugly duckling becoming a princess, Judith Krantz penned a fave mass market book of 1978: Scruples. A magazine journalist for several years, Krantz decided to try her hand at a novel, finishing this first … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Missing

A 1982 thriller that brought a true story to the big screen: Missing is the story of the disappearance of journalist Charles Horman in Chile in 1973. Based on the book by Thomas Hauser, The Execution of Charles Horman: An … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Frederick Forsyth

In the early 1970s, the world of thriller writing added a voice – Frederick Forsyth. This Brit was a former freelance journalist, who turned his hand to write novels, inspired by the time he spent covering wars and news stories … Continue reading

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