Franklin

Terrible honesty : mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s / Ann Douglas.

Author/Creator:
Douglas, Ann, 1942- author.
Other Title:
Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 605 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life.
Arts, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life.
Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (N.Y.)
Culturele aspecten.
Schrijvers.
Musici.
Geistesleben.
Kultur.
New York- Manhattan.
Arts, American.
Intellectual life
New York (State) -- New York.
New York (State) -- New York -- Manhattan.
Arts, American -- New York (State) -- New York.
Local subjects:
Arte americano -- Nueva York, EE.UU.
Arte moderno -- Siglo XX -- Nueva York, EE.UU.
Nueva York, EE,UU. -- Vida intelectual.
Summary:
Follows the cultural development of New York City in the 1920s, highlighting the contributions of several artists such as Dorothy Parker, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and Irving Berlin.
Contents:
Setting the stage: the players and the script
War and murder
Siblings and mongrels.
Notes:
Discography: p. 575.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-575) and index.
American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1995.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0374116202
9780374116200
0374524629
9780374524623
OCLC:
30074077
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