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She always knew how : Mae West, a personal biography

Author: Charlotte Chandler
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Biographer Charlotte Chandler draws on a series of interviews she conducted with the star just months before her death in 1980, as well as interviews with people who worked or lived with her. Actress, playwright, screenwriter, and iconic sex symbol Mae West created a scandal--and a sensation--on Broadway with her play Sex in 1926. Sentenced to ten days in prison for obscenity, she went in a convict and emerged a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Mae West; Mae West; Mae West
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Chandler
ISBN: 9781416579090 1416579095 9781847375322 1847375324
OCLC Number: 232979207
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood (1893-1910) --
Ingenue (1911-1921) --
Broadway (1922-1931) --
Hollywood (1932-1943) --
On the road (1944-1964) --
Hollywood encore (1965--1980) --
The last act (1980).
Responsibility: Charlotte Chandler.
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