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An afterward ties up loose ends well, epiloguing the lives of both minor and major characters in the book.
I very much enjoyed this and recommend for anyone that is looking for a great non-fiction read and loves reading about writers!
Marion Meade's new book Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin is like manna from heaven for aficionados of the Roaring Twenties.
I am a huge fan of the 1920s in general and the Fitzgeralds in particular, so when I saw this book, I saw it as an opportunity to find out more about other female writers of the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Q and M
I gave this book a top rating because it didn't glamorize the decadent life these writers lived. What a waste! If they were brilliant drunk, what could they have been sober.Published 10 months ago by Mary Freeman
Very entertaining. A nostalgic trip to the flapper era. Days in the lives of those daring young women who were uninhibited by social convention.Published 13 months ago by karen mixer
Great snippets about four famous female writers. Juicy stories and anecdotes, but it jumped around a bit too much between names. Read morePublished 16 months ago by DECODAME
Quite a bit more honest than what preceded this book. The warts aren't covered up and the portraits of these women are painted without judgment--quite refreshing--and for all that... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lucy Dashwood
Totally love MM's book. She talks about the events in each of the four lady writer's lives in chapter headings 1920 through 1930. Read morePublished on December 16, 2012 by N. D'Alleva
Told through the tangled lives of four free-spirited but very different women in the same forward thinking, hard drinking New York literary circle, Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin is... Read morePublished on May 28, 2011 by Jaylia3
After reading Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? with enthusiasm years back, Marion Meade was kind enough to send me "Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the... Read morePublished on March 7, 2011 by A.Trendl HungarianBookstore.com