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Flappers : six women of a dangerous generation

Author: Judith Mackrell
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a gripping biography of six extraordinary women who, in their very different ways, epitomise the decade they came of age - the 1920s. Glamorized, mythologized and demonized - the women of the 1920s prefigured the 1960s in their determination to reinvent the way they lived. Flappers is in part a biography of that restless generation: starting with its first fashionable acts of rebellion just before the Great  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Diana Cooper; Nancy Cunard; Tallulah Bankhead; Zelda Fitzgerald; Josephine Baker; Tamara de Lempicka; Josephine Baker; Tallulah Bankhead; Diana Cooper; Nancy Cunard; Zelda Fitzgerald; Tamara de Lempicka
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Mackrell
ISBN: 9780230768901 0230768903 9780230752337 0230752330
OCLC Number: 845722940
Description: xv, 488 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Diana [Cooper] --
Nancy [Cunard] --
Tamara [de Lempicka] --
Tallulah [Bankhead] --
Zelda [Fitzgerald] --
Josephine [Baker] --
Tamara [de Lempicka]
Responsibility: Judith Mackrell.

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