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Author Cohen, Lisa, 1962-

Title All we know : three lives / Lisa Cohen.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    920 COH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 429 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-406) and index.
Contents Three Lives -- A Perfect Failure -- Fantasia on a Theme by Mercedes de Acosta -- Velvet is Very Important.
Summary Chronicles the lives of New York intellectual Esther Murphy, celebrity ephemera collector Mercedes de Acosta, and British Vogue editor Madge Garland and their lifestyles, influence on fashion, and celebrity friendships.
Subject Murphy, Esther, 1898-1962.
Acosta, Mercedes de, 1893-1968.
Garland, Madge, 1896-1990.
Women -- Biography.
Biography -- 20th century.
Modernism (Aesthetics) -- History -- 20th century.
Women intellectuals -- Biography.
Socialites -- United States -- Biography.
Women authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Women fashion designers -- England -- Biography.
ISBN 9780374176495 (alk. paper)
0374176493 (alk. paper)

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