Newport Beach, CA Author Publishes Short Story Collection

July 27, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
July 27, 2016 - "Around Our Dinner Table," a new book by Alice Marchak, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. A collection of twenty-seven short stories for the reader on the go, "Around Our Dinner Table" is sure to bring a smile and laugh to each reader's face.

About the Author: Alice Marchak was born in Taylor, Pennsylvania, and moved to Hollywood, California. She worked at Paramount Studio as Secretary to Director John Farrow for several years, two years for Producer Irving Asher, and then two years as Secretary to George Englund and Marlon Brando, Sr., Producers for Marlon Brando's film company Pennebaker before becoming Personal Assistant to Marlon. She left Paramount to work for Marlon in his home, and at her home office in Newport Beach where she still resides.

Alice has co-authored "Supersecs" with Linda Hunter, and has written the definitive books about the actor and her years as Personal Assistant and friend to Marlon, and guardian to his son, Christian, in her two books "Me and Marlon" and "More Me and Marlon".

She also wrote "Christmas: A Child is Born," and "Easter: Hosanna in the Highest".

"Around Our Dinner Table" is a 162-page paperback with a retail price of $14.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-2475-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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