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For Love Alone
by Ivana Trump
The publication of Ivana Trump's top-ten New York Times bestselling debut was truly a major media event. Now, this breathtaking novel comes to television in a long-awaited CBS Movie of the Week starring Sanna Vraa and Stephen Collins--and featuring a cameo appearance by Ivana herself.
Hardcover, 532 pages
Published June 1st 1992 by First Glance Books
(first published January 1st 1992)
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A very good read.It's the story of Katrinka Kovar,and her rise from communist Czechoslovakia to marry Adam Graham and become wealthy in her own right.It starts when she is a girl who has a talent for skiing.She trains as she gets older for the Olympics.She also gets a small part in a movie that is directed by Mirek Bartos.When she is grown up she meets him again and does another movie for him and they become lovers.Katrinka becomes pregnant and Mirek thinks about leaving his wife for Katrinka bu ...more
Read this story ages ago, but have very distinctive memories of certain scenes in the book (story of a Czech champion skier who defected to the West during communism and then met/married an American millionaire). While I suspect this was a glorified, fictionalized, ghost-written memoir for Ivana, the story was still a fun read.