A brief look into the colorful and tragic life of Jacqueline Susann, author of Valley of the Dolls, The Love Machine and Once Is Not Enough. It delves into her work, her loves, her tragedy and her fame. The book presents her career as a successful actress, television personality and author. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1962 at the age of 44, this fact was kept from almost all her circle of friends, relatives and business associates until her death in 1974. With the publication of her novels. she set a record of having three consecutive bestsellers, all of which were made into movies. She wanted to be remembered as defining the popular culture of the 60''s like the Beatles, the rock and roll band that set a genre. With her genius as a storyteller and her look in sex and sexual relations, she did just that.