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Author Zemeckis, Leslie Harter, author.

Title Goddess of love incarnate : the life of stripteuse Lili St. Cyr / Leslie Zemeckis.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2015]
©2015

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Description 502 pages : illustrations; 24 cm
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Summary "Lili St. Cyr was, in the words of legendary reporter Mike Wallace, the 'highest paid stripteaser in America.' Lili led an incredible life--six marriages alongside great fame and money. Lili was named one of the world's ten most beautiful women alongside Ava Gardner and Brigitte Bardot. Yet she lost it all, becoming a recluse in her final decades. This book reveals that behind the g-strings and the pasties stood a 'complicated, eccentric, brilliant' woman, much loved and little understood"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject St. Cyr, Lili, 1917-1999.
Stripteasers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781619025684 (hardcover)
161902568X (hardcover)

 
    
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