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    Marie: A True Story by Peter Maas | Book Review

    Marie: A True Story by Peter Maas Original Publication Date: 1983 Genres: Crime, History, Non-Fiction Source: I purchased this book Goodreads 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 Marie: A True Story. Ragghianti…