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Sin in the Second City

Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul

Sin in the Second City( )
Author: Abbott, Karen
Narrated by: Bean, Joyce
ISBN:978-1-4001-3466-3
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Imprint:Tantor Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $69.99
Book Description:

Karen Abbott' s colorful, nuanced portrait of the iconic Everleigh sisters; their world-famous brothel, the Everleigh Club; and the perennial clash between our nation's hedonistic impulses and Puritanical roots culminates in a dramatic last stand between brothel keepers and crusading reformers. Sin in the Second City offers a vivid snapshot of America's journey from Victorian-era propriety to twentieth-century modernity.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / General
Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.708 x 6.435 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:0.719 Pounds
Author Biography
Abbott, Karen (Author)
Karen Abbott was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She worked as a journalist for several years at Philadelphia magazine and Philadelphia Weekly. She also wrote for Salon.com and other publications. She has written several books including Sin in the Second City and American Rose.

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