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Bobbed hair and bathtub gin

writers running wild in the Twenties

by Marion Meade

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Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950.,
    • Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948.,
    • Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967.,
    • Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women authors, American -- Biography.,
    • Nineteen twenties.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarion Meade.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS151 .M43 2004
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination340 p.
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3692290M
      ISBN 100385502427
      ISBN 109780385502429
      LC Control Number2003064585

        BOBBED HAIR AND BATHTUB GIN; WRITERS RUNNING WILD IN THE TWENTIES. Marion Meade. Read by Lorna Raver. 9 cds. 11 hrs. Blackstone Audiobooks. . Get this from a library! Bobbed hair and bathtub gin: writers running wild in the Twenties. [Marion Meade] -- "Capturing the jazz rhythms and desperate gaiety that defined the era, Meade gives us Parker, Fitzgerald, Millay, and Ferber, traces the intersections of their lives, and describes the men (F. Scott.

      A vibrant mixture of literary scholarship, social history, and gossip, Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin is a rich evocation of a period that continues to intrigue and captivate listeners. © Marion Meade (P) Blackstone Audiobooks. Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin. 1 5 Författare: Marion Meade Inläsare: Lorna Raver. Finns som ljudbok. This is an exuberant group portrait of four extraordinary writers—Zelda Fitzgerald, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, and Edna Ferber—whose loves, lives, and literary endeavors captured the spirit of the s.

      MARION MEADE is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? and Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the Twenties. She has also written biographies of Woody Allen, Buster Keaton, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Madame Blavatsky, and Victoria Woodhull, as well as two novels about medieval France. Ripped straight from the headlines of the Jazz Age, The Bobbed Haired Bandit is a tale of flappers and fast cars, of sex and morality. In the spring of , a poor, year-old laundress from Brooklyn robbed a string of New York grocery stores with a "baby automatic," a fur coat, and a fashionable bobbed hairdo/5.


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Vincent Millay, Zelda Fitzgerald, and Edna Ferber, all talented writers of the s.