First Edition. Paris set novel in which our heroine has only one year to live and who sets out to become a famous performer. Her reckless lifestyle causes her to be nearly raped, her attacker murdered and when it is discovered that she will live after all, she abandons her stage name and starts a new life as a married woman. "If you were young and beautiful, wealthy, daring, romantic, talented and suddenly found that you had but one year to live, what would you do?" Near Fine in a nearly Very Good dustjacket, narrow loss at front flap edge, shallow edge chipping, lower spine end with quarter sized chip.