American rose : a nation laid bare : the life and times of Gypsy Rose Lee
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Published
New York : Random House, [2010].
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Central - Adult Biography
B LEE G
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
xix, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781400066919, 1400066913

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [391]-397) and index.
Description
A pair of sister child stars coming from a Vaudeville family in the Jazz Age and maturing in the Depression, driven by the most ferocious of stage mothers, Dainty June and Louise Hovick chose different paths to fame--June as a "legit" actress, while Louise became Gypsy Rose Lee, a strutting, bawdy, erudite stripper who understood how to sell sexy without actually showing sex. Using exclusive interviews and never-before-published material, author Karen Abbott delves into Gypsy's world, including her intensely dramatic triangle relationship with her sister, June Havoc, and their formidable mother Rose. We also meet four scrappy and savvy showbiz brothers from New York City who would pave the way for Gypsy Rose Lee's brand of burlesque. The Minsky brothers relied on grit, determination, and a few tricks that fell just outside the law--and they would shape, and ultimately transform, the landscape of American entertainment.--Adapted from publisher description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Abbott, K. (2010). American rose: a nation laid bare : the life and times of Gypsy Rose Lee. First edition. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Abbott, Karen, 1973-. 2010. American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare : The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Abbott, Karen, 1973-, American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare : The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee. New York: Random House, 2010.

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Abbott, Karen. American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare : The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee. First edition. New York: Random House, 2010. Print.

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