Anything Goes

Anything Goes

A Biography Of The Roaring Twenties

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
An exhilarating portrait of the era of jazz, glamour, and gangsters. The glitter of 1920s America was seductive, from flappers and wild all-night parties to the birth of Hollywood and a glamorous gangster-led crime scene flourishing under Prohibition. But the period was also punctuated by momentous events--the political show trials of Sacco and Vanzetti, the huge Ku Klux Klan march down Washington DC's Pennsylvania Avenue--and it produced a dizzying array of writers, musicians, and film stars, from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Bessie Smith and Charlie Chaplin. Historian Lucy Moore interweaves the stories of the compelling people and events that characterized the decade to produce a portrait of the Jazz Age, revealing an epoch of passion and change--an age, she observes, not unlike our own.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781590203132
1590203135
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

t
Tono777
Mar 29, 2016

Cool Book about the roaring Twenties and the rise and fall of the Roaring Twenties.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top