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Belle Cora, by Phillip Margulies

Belle Cora - Phillip Margulies

Philip Margulies’ novel, Belle Cora, is about a woman who loves so fiercely, so loyally, that she spends most of her first 33 years of life trying to save them from themselves. Belle Cora is based on a real woman who popped up a couple of times in the history of early San Francisco; Margulies took these mentions and created an entire biography for her. Belle is not an easy woman to like, but she inspires admiration in spite of her willingness to bribe and blackmail for her men...


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