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Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee Hardcover – 4 Jun 2009

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: OUP USA; 1 edition (4 Jun. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195368037
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195368031
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 3 x 15.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,323,083 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Frankel's thoroughness is admirable. (Amy Larocca, London Review of Books.)

Impeccably researched...highly readable. (Emmanuelle Smith, Financial Times)

It's quiet a page turner. (Susan Elkin, Independent on Sunday)

Her's is a fascinating story... admirably revealed in this endlessly fascinating biography of an extraordinary woman and her 40-year career. (Peter Burton, Daily Express)

About the Author

Noralee Frankel is the Assistant Director, Women, Minorities, and Teaching at the American Historical Association. Her books include Freedom's Women: Black Women and Families in Civil War Era Mississippi and Break Those Chains at Last: African Americans, 1860-1880 (OUP, 1996). She lives in the Washington, D.C, area.

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