MMP has shelfwear to edges. Pages tight and clean, but yellowed due to age. Spine has small creases. pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1988. ISBN: 1558021876. It was a bubbling caldron where gamblers, drifters, pimps, bankers, merchant kings, fortune seekers, and fugitives all gave the city its raw power, its daily life-and-death drama. People like: Charles Salomon, king of a mercantile dynasty, bending beneath the weight of a terrible guilt and his wife's iron will... Nina, his wife, vainly obsessed with her social standing and the shocking scandal she must conceal at all costs... Rachel, the eldest daughter, a bold, beautiful, accomplished businesswoman ready to give her passion to the right man.