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Becoming Mae West

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Mae West loved big cities, form-fitting clothes, lipstick, jazz, sex in taxis, intrigue, gun-toting bootleggers, boxers lathered in sweat, and cops ... Show synopsis

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  • Becoming Mae West (Farrar Straus Giroux) – Hardcover (1997)
    by Emily Wortis Leider

    Becoming Mae West

    Hardcover, Farrar Straus Giroux
    1997
    English
    448 pages

    ISBN: 0374109591
    ISBN-13: 9780374109592

    Mae West loved big cities, form-fitting clothes, lipstick, jazz, sex in taxis, intrigue, gun-toting bootleggers, boxers lathered in sweat, and cops who read her the riot act. Born in Brooklyn in 1893, she was the child of a former bare-knuckles boxer and an immigrant whose aspirations made her a classic stage mother. Baby Mae was performing by age five; by the time she was twenty, she was a seasoned trouper on the Keith vaudeville circuit and had begun to write her own material. When prudery squelched her as a vaudeville ... Show more

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