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Lady of burlesque : the career of Gypsy Rose Lee

Author: Robert Strom
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A brilliant woman, Gypsy Rose Lee was commonly known as the "intellectual stripper." This book details how Gypsy climbed to the peak of every career she tackled. It chronicles her triumphs as an actress, novelist, playwright, artist, political activist, and, ultimately, a star. The book also includes many rare and never-before-published photographs"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gypsy Rose Lee; Gypsy Rose Lee; Gypsy Rose Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Strom
ISBN: 9780786438266 0786438266
OCLC Number: 693209009
Description: viii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Born in a trunk --
You gotta have a gimmick --
You oughtta be in pictures --
Star & garter --
Who done it? --
On the road again --
Believe it or not --
Broadway, Broadway how great you are! --
Hooray for Hollywood --
Visiting with Gypsy --
Gypsy the trouper.
Responsibility: Robert Strom ; foreword by John Fricke ; afterword by Noralee Frankel.

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"A brilliant woman, Gypsy Rose Lee was commonly known as the "intellectual stripper." This book details how Gypsy climbed to the peak of every career she tackled. It chronicles her triumphs as an actress, novelist, playwright, artist, political activist, and, ultimately, a star. The book also includes many rare and never-before-published photographs"--Provided by publisher.

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