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Author Greenburg, Michael M.

Title Peaches & Daddy : a story of the roaring twenties, the birth of tabloid media, and the courtship that captured the heart and imagination of the American public / Michael M. Greenburg.

Imprint Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, c2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Browning,E GRE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-342) and index.
Summary Traces the scandalous marriage between middle-aged Manhattan millionaire Edward Browning and fifteen-year-old Frances "Peaches" Heenan in 1926, and chronicles the courtroom drama of their divorce and their role in sparking tabloid journalism.
Subject Browning, Edward West, 1874-1934 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Browning, Peaches, 1910-1956 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Browning, Edward West, 1874-1934.
Browning, Peaches, 1910-1956.
Trials (Divorce) -- New York (State)
Sensationalism in journalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Upper class -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Divorce -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Nineteen twenties.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
Added Title Peaches and Daddy
ISBN 9781590200469
1590200462

 
    
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