In The Carpetbaggers, Harold sweeps through a passionate world of ambition, struggle and desire, where only the most courageous would ever succeed! Jonas Cord inherited his father's fortune, his cunning - and his beautiful young wife. Rina Marlow's lush sexuality made her a movie goddess who inflamed the world, but her private life was an erotic nightmare of countless men and women lovers. Together and apart, they loved, fought and schemed in an age when America was swelling with prosperity and power. From New York to California, from aeronautics to the silver screen, they risked their fortunes, their hearts and their lives in an allout bid for success. But their darkest, most forbidden secrets could not be washed away - and only newer and more daring dreams could keep them at the top!