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Unveiling the prophet the misadventures of a reluctant debutante

Author: Lucy Ferriss
Publisher: Columbia University of Missouri Press Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the Autumn of 1972, Lucy Ferriss, then a college student in California, was preparing for the Veiled Prophet Ball at which she was to be presented to St. Louis society. Once the largest cotillion in the country, the invitation-only ball was unique among society events not only for the legend and mystery surrounding its namesake but also for its setting in a public, taxpayer-funded arena and for its accompanying
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Ferriss
ISBN: 0826216013 9780826216014 0826264913 9780826264916
OCLC Number: 704548669
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB420269851 (OCoLC)704548669
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (ix, 154 pages)
Responsibility: Lucy Ferriss

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Lucy Ferriss's memoirs blends regional history, national history, and her personal history to create a narrative that follows two time lines. One is the story of her attending an exclusive ball. The  Read more...

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