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Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide to the Roaring Twenties

By: Alison Maloney

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Potter Style: March 2013

Seller ID: 2560

ISBN: 0385345259

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 127 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Audience: General/trade. New condition, publisher s remainder. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 127 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Audience: General/trade. New condition, publisher s remainder. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

By: Gary Krist

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Crown: April 2012

Seller ID: 17308

ISBN: 0307454290

Condition: Collectible - Like New


SIGNED by author on title page. New condition with clean text and tight binding except for very light shelfwear to dustjacket. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul

By: Karen Abbott

Price: $21.80

Publisher: Random House: July 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16830

ISBN: 1400065305

Condition: New


Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history-and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago's notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century, the Club's proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, senators and athletes, foreign dignitaries and literary icons, into their stately double mansion, where thirty stunning Everleigh "butterflies" awaited their arrival. Courtesans named Doll, Suzy Poon Tang, and Brick Top devoured raw meat to the delight o... View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life

By: Kathleen Dalton

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Knopf: October 2002

Seller ID: 18022

ISBN: 067944663X

Condition: New


Theodore Roosevelt made himself the hero of his own strenuous life. He transformed himself from a sickly and fearful patrician boy into a fiercely adventurous--and always active--hunter, sportsman, writer, politician, and finally president. But one self-making was never enough for TR. He slowly fashioned himself into a man of the people, a defender of the poor and downtrodden, and a prophet of political ideas advanced for his day. This is the story of his personal and political development, of one man's struggle to conquer his own fears and to build a greater nation out of a divided collection... View more info

Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the 'Powerless' Woman Who Took On Washington

By: Patricia Miller

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books: November 2018

Seller ID: 18281

ISBN: 0374252661

Condition: New


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