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Author Mackrell, Judith.

Title Flappers : six women of a dangerous generation / Judith Mackrell.

Publication Info. New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    920 MACK    Available
Edition 1st American edition.
Description xiii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-469) and index.
Contents List of illustrations -- Author's note and acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Diana -- Nancy -- Tamara -- Tallulah -- Zelda -- Josephine -- Diana -- Tallulah -- Nancy -- Zelda -- Tamara -- Josephine -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary A revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity through the lives of six figures that exemplified it, including Lady Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Tallulah Bankhead, Zelda Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker and Tamara de Lempicka.
Subject Cooper, Diana, 1892-1986.
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965.
Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968.
Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948.
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Lempicka, Tamara de, 1898-1980.
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Celebrities -- United States -- Biography.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Sex customs -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780374156084 (hardcover)
0374156085 (hardcover)

 
    
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