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Fists upon a star : a memoir of love, theatre, and escape from McCarthyism

Author: Florence Bean James; Jean Freeman
Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Canadian plains studies, 62.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A personal memoir of theatre personality Florence James, who found a safe haven in Canada from McCarthyist persecution.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Biographies
Named Person: Florence Bean James; Florence Bean James; Florence Bean James; Florence Bean James; Florence Bean James
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Bean James; Jean Freeman
ISBN: 9780889772618 0889772614
OCLC Number: 929829019
Description: 1 online resource (xlix, 298 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: Preface / Jean Freeman --
Introduction / Mary Blackstone --
Fists Upon a Star --
Epilogue / Rita Shelton Deverell --
Appendix 1: Seattle Repertory Playhouse productions, 1928-29 to 1947-48 --
Appendix 2: Telegram from James Cagney to Florence, October 26, 1976 --
Appendix 3: 1977 Christmas Letter from Florence James.
Series Title: Canadian plains studies, 62.
Responsibility: Florence Bean James, with Jean Freeman.
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