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    Marie: A True Story by Peter Maas | Book Review

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    Marie: A True Story by Peter Maas Genres: Crime, History, Non-Fiction Original Publication Date: 1983 Source: I purchased this book Goodreads Find the Author: Goodreads, Amazon Recounts the true experiences of Marie Ragghianti–former beauty queen, devout Catholic, and divorced working mother–and her courageous fight, in the face of disgrace and peril, against deep-seated political corruption in Tennessee. Marie: A True Story is about Marie Ragghianti, the woman who blew the whistle on the corrupt Tennessee government in the 1970s. Peter Maas was famous for his book on Frank Serpico, a whistleblower in the New York City Police Department. He also wrote other fine books about crime. But my favorite is…