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Joshua Zeitz
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Photo © Author photograph taken at the Algonquin Hotel, New York City, by Andrew Bicknell

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Joshua Zeitz is a lecturer on American history and fellow of Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge and is a contributing editor at American Heritage. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, and Forward. He lives in New York and Cambridge, England. Visit his website at FlapperBook.com.


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Flapper
A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Written by Joshua Zeitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 6, 2007
Price: $15.00

Blithely flinging aside the Victorian manners that kept her disapproving mother corseted, the New Woman of the 1920s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, hiked her hemlines, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. More important, she earned her own keep, controlled her own destiny, and secured liberties that modern women take for... Read more >
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Flapper
A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Written by Joshua Zeitz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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