Just Between Us Girls (The Intimate Memoirs Of An Awfully Sweet Person)

By: Mayer, Lloyd

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(yellow cloth; no dust jacket) [well-worn ex-lending library book, considerable soiling to cloth, part of jacket flap glued to front pastedown, pocket on rear pastedown, circulation slip (unmarked) glued to ffep]. (cartoon drawings) "The sentimental adventures of a hard-boiled debutante. The romantic story of the best- looking girl in town. The funniest novel ever written about modern girls. The bright ideas of a quite sweet girl abroad and at home." Or, to put in another way, one of the numerous knock-offs of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" that started appearing in the late 1920's in the wake of the success of that Anita Loos book. This one is at least enlivened by some amusing cartoon drawings of the flapper protagonist, somewhat in the style of John Held Jr. The prose gimmick here (apart from the predictable and somewhat tedious malapropisms) seems to be the use of eccentrically-placed capital letters, e.g. "WELL, my dear, I NEARly colLAPSED at this DINner party that Clyde proceeded to give at this point..."

Title: Just Between Us Girls (The Intimate Memoirs Of An Awfully Sweet Person)

Author: Mayer, Lloyd

Illustrator: Illustrated by George Clisbee

Categories: Fiction: Vintage,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 5055

Keywords: Twenties Flappers Cartoons