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ADRIENNE RUBIN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Adrienne Rubin author photo and Diamonds and Scoundrels cover image

Adrienne Rubin discusses her action-packed memoir, Diamonds and Scoundrels: My Life in the Jewelry Business.  

When Adrienne Rubin enters into the jewelry business in 1970s Los Angeles, she is a maverick in a world dominated by men. She soon meets a young hotshot salesman who doesn't seem to struggle at all, and when he asks her to be his partner, she is excited to join him. She doesn't know him well, but she does know his father, and she believes he is as trustworthy as the day is long . . .
Diamonds and Scoundrels shows us how a woman in a man's world, with tenacity and sheer determination, can earn respect and obtain a true sense of accomplishment. Following Rubin's experiences in the jewelry industry through the '70s, '80s, and '90s--with the ups and downs, good guys and bad--this is a tale of personal growth, of how to overcome challenges with courage and resilience. It's a story for the woman today who, in addition to a rich family life, seeks a self-realized, fulfilling path toward a life well lived.

Event date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc. in Palo Alto
74 Town & Country Village
Palo Alto, CA
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Books: 
Diamonds and Scoundrels: My Life in the Jewelry Business Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631527050
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: She Writes Press - September 17th, 2019

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