certain age society

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Jacaranda Press , [Milton, Australia]
Readers., Social history -- Literary collect
StatementAllen Crisp and E.J. Pask.
ContributionsPask, E. J.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 81 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18459931M
ISBN 10070160526X

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In a time of contrasts, extremes and profound changes. The exciting s, in the wake of the First World War-- science, art, modern age, wealth, women’s movements, and the glamorous Jazz Age in New York. Inspired by Richard Strauss’ opera Der Rosenkavalier (Marschallin), from love, honor, betrayal, high society, /5.

The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible charm.

As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall of. Women of a Certain Age. Anne Aly, Liz Byrski, Sarah Drummond, Mehreen Faruqi, Goldie Goldbloom, Krissy Kneen, Jeanine Leane, Brigid Lowry and Pat Torres are among fifteen voices recounting what it is like to be a woman on the other side of /5.

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Regardless of the publisher’s suggestion, if the characters are in high school. Beatriz Williams’ newest novel, A Certain Age, is a delicious romp through high society of the Roaring Twenties. Loosely based upon the comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, Williams’ story is full of light, bright moments and dialogue worthy of a s Howard Hawkes film: “Oh, but this time it’s real, Peter.

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A Certain Age Beatriz Williams, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible charm.

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An idyllic science fiction future has one major drawback: life must end at the age /10(50K). The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs.

A Certain Age is set in the s in America, known as the Jazz Age. The author F. Scott Fitzgerald whose novel, The Great Gatsby was one of the defining publishing events of the decade, labeled the Jazz Age so because jazz as a music form became increasingly popular during this time especially in big cities like New York and Chicago.

I'm a fan of Beatriz Williams. From the publisher: "Full of the glamour, wit and delicious twists that are the hallmarks of Beatriz Williams’ fiction and alternating between Sophie’s spirited voice and Theresa’s vibrant timbre, A Certain Age is a beguiling reinterpretation of Richard Strauss’s comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, set against the sweeping decadence of Gatsby’s New York.".

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