The Season: A Social History of the Debutante

The Season: A Social History of the DebutanteThe world of debutantes opens into a revealing story of women across six centuries, their limited options, and their desires Digging into the roots of the debutante ritual, with its ballrooms and white dresses, Kristen Richardson herself descended from a line of debutantes was fascinated to

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Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me

Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and MeNational Book Award winning biographer Deirdre Bair explores her fifteen remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, painting intimate new portraits of two literary giants and revealing secrets of the biographical art In 1971 Deirdre Bair was a journalist and recently

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The Movie Musical!

The Movie Musical!Irresistible and authoritative, The Movie Musical is an in depth look at the singing, dancing, happy making world of Hollywood musicals, beautifully illustrated in color and black and white an essential text for anyone who s ever laughed, cried, or sung along at the movies Leading film historian

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