Great Dames

age eighty-seven. she was New York State Commissioner of the Arts. Mrs. I-Iart. a generic great dame, is always put together. That day there was a massive storm. Mrs. I-Iart greeted me in a lavender Ultrasuede coat trimmed with fox and ...

Great Dames

"Fascinating, gossipy, entertaining. . . ." — New York Times Book Review They are ten outstanding women of the century. Each had an aura, including Thelma Brenner, the first great dame her daughter ever knew. Their lives were both gloriously individual and yet somehow universal. They were mighty warriors and social leaders, women of aspiration who persevered. They lived through the Great Depression and a world war. Circumstances did not defeat them. They played on Broadway and in Washington. They had glamour, style, and intelligence. They dressed up the world. "Vivid, intimate portraits . . . a splendid tribute to ten of the century's grandest, most powerful women." —Us "These women were our geishas, whispering in our ears to influence all aspects of American life." —Susan Salter Reynolds, Los Angeles Times "Delectable, classy . . . a runaway hit." —Liz Smith "An engrossing introduction to a way of life that's now extinct, for better or for worse." —Chicago Sun-Times

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Great Dames
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Marie Brenner
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-10 - Publisher: Crown

"Fascinating, gossipy, entertaining. . . ." — New York Times Book Review They are ten outstanding women of the century. Each had an aura, including Thelma Brenner, the first great dame her daughter ever knew. Their lives were both gloriously individual and yet somehow universal. They were mighty warriors and
Great Dames
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Elspeth Cameron, Janice Dickin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This book elucidates the lives and achievements of several Canadian women from different walks of life.
Great Danes Bible And The Great Dane
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Mark Manfield
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-16 - Publisher: DYM Worldwide Publishers

"My Great Danes are truly gentle giants in my life and this guide has helped me ensure my dogs are extremely healthy and happy - thank you!" Rhonda Dusenbery, Charlotte, NC. "Great Dane Bible thank you - it's become my trusted Great Danes guide, the tips are really helpful and
Great Danes
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Joe Stahlkuppe
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-01 - Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

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Great Danes
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Tammy Gagne
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Capstone

"Describes the history, physical features, temperament, and care of the Great Dane breed"--Provided by publisher.