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Author Negev, Eilat.

Title The first lady of Fleet Street : the life of Rachel Beer : crusading heiress and newspaper pioneer / Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren.

Imprint New York : Bantam Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 BEER,R NEG    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description x, 349 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Originally published: London : JR Books, 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-336) and index.
Contents Portraits and personalities -- Flight from Baghdad -- Opium and further expansion -- Their dual identity -- Gaining a foothold -- Candidly and constantly -- Fatherless -- A court Jew -- A German in London -- A girdle round the earth -- 170 Strand -- Five funerals -- The marriage market -- A newspaper heir -- Rien sans peine -- A newspaper of her own -- 46 Fleet Street -- A new woman -- Rivals -- Double burden -- All of Paris in a fever -- An encounter in London -- Hoisting the flag at Pretoria -- And the tears in her eyes grew large on their ledge -- Breakdown -- After the storm -- Afterword.
Subject Beer, Rachel, 1858-1927.
Observer (London, England)
Sunday times (London, England : 1822)
Newspaper editors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Women newspaper editors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Newspaper publishing -- Great Britain -- History.
Women publishers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Added Author Koren, Yehuda.
ISBN 9780553807431 (acid-free paper)

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