Almost Famous Women

Almost Famous Women

Stories

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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The fascinating lives of the characters in Almost Famous Women have mostly been forgotten, but their stories are burning to be told. Nearly every story in this dazzling collection is based on a woman who attained some celebrity - she raced speed boats or was a conjoined twin in show business; a reclusive painter of renown; a member of the first all-female, integrated swing band. We see Lord Byron's illegitimate daughter, Allegra; Oscar Wilde's troubled niece, Dolly; West With the Night author Beryl Markham; Edna St. Vincent Millay's sister, Norma. These extraordinary stories travel the world, explore the past (and delve into the future), and portray fiercely independent women defined by their acts of bravery, creative impulses, and sometimes reckless decisions.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781633794597
1633794598
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.)) : digital

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