Men, Marriage and Me

By: Joyce, Peggy Hopkins

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dj

[shelfworn, binding a little loosey-goosey but no splits or detached pages, boards slightly exposed at several corners, browning to top page edges, mild soiling at other edges; jacket heavily worn at edges, paper loss at both ends of spine, one-inch triangular chip at bottom of rear panel, various small tears and one large rip (closed but still visible) extending about 3/4 of the way across the bottom third of the front panel]. The most notorious man-chaser of her day dips into her "intimate diary" to tell her story "from the time she ran away from home to join a vaudeville bicycle performer's act to her latest affairs with Lord Northesk and other European noblemen. At bottom hers is the story of a girl who ran away from home in a blind search for happiness, a girl who wanted silk chemises and pretty gowns, good times and plenty of love. All that distinguishes her from less celebrated girls with the same desires is her superior technique in attainment." The rear panel of the uncommon dust jacket features her ten-point definition of the perfect husband, e.g.: "1. He must be rich but have a very competent secretary so that he will not have to pay too much attention to business. 8. He must not stop telling me I am beautiful just because I am his wife."

Title: Men, Marriage and Me

Author: Joyce, Peggy Hopkins

Categories: Biography/Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: 1930


Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dj

Seller ID: 9643

Keywords: Gold Diggers Marriage Society Women Thirties Twenties Dust Jacket Art 1930s