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About the BookAuthor and successful businessman Paladini brings readers his intensely personal autobiography, an epic life saga filled with both intrigue and awe-inspiring wisdom.
Author and successful businessman Achille Paladini brings readers his intensely personal autobiography, Perseverance; an epic life saga filled with both intrigue and awe-inspiring wisdom.
In mid-1950s San Francisco, the Paladini name was synonymous with seafood on the west coast, the foundation of which began with the incredible rags-to-riches story of his famous and legendary grandfather prominently titled "The Fish King," who he was posthumously named after. Achille-- "Kiki," as he's called by family and friends--grew up in the upscale Marina District of the city enjoying an affluent lifestyle. Moving to Southern California at the age of eighteen propelled him into the surreal world of Hollywood with its glitz and glamour further accelerating his fairytale life and marrying a beautiful aspiring young actress. Upon returning to San Francisco to work for the family business --a shocking and cataclysmic revelation devastated his idealistic youthful illusions, leaving him hopeless, with dismay and dire concern for the future. His success, however, did not come easily, having to face insurmountable challenges, setbacks, and debilitating heartbreak, plus impossible odds; he eventually triumphed by beholding only the virtue of perseverance.
The story contains factual experiences that most will conclude are fictional; however, everything stated is true and unembellished.