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The Kindness of Strangers

(1988)
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From the smoky decadence of pre-World War II Berlin to the drug-fueled excitement of mid-eighties Hollywood, THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS tells the spellbinding story of three remarkable actresses.

Viola is discovered by Sarah Bernhardt and rockets to the top of New York vaudeville. While in Berlin, Viola falls madly for a satirical playwright whose incendiary work infuriates the fast-growing Nazi party - and cause his tragic death.

Against the odds, Viola survives and her daughter, Kathe, becomes a star of early television despite growing up during the London blitz. Kathe's starpower quickly proves she's more than just a starlette's daughter, launching her career and changing her mother's life forever.

Kathe's daughter Mandy's first movie makes her the brightest star yet, and a darling of the frenetic Hollywood scene - until a shocking tragedy threatens to end her career for good.

Genre: Historical Romance

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Hardback Editions

January 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: Kindness of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
ISBN: 0-356-15163-8 / 978-0-356-15163-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macdonald
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June 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Kindness of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
ISBN: 0-671-62710-4 / 978-0-671-62710-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

March 1994 : UK Paperback

Title: Kindness Of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
ISBN: 0-7515-1155-2 / 978-0-7515-1155-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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September 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Kindness Of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
ISBN: 0-7088-4002-7 / 978-0-7088-4002-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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November 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Kindness of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
ISBN: 0-553-28283-2 / 978-0-553-28283-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Audio Editions

December 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Kindness of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
Publisher: Audible Studios
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December 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Kindness of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Kindness of Strangers
Author(s): Mary Mackey
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