Roaring century

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Scott Fitzgerald coined the term "Jazz Age" to describe the decade of decadence and prosperity that America enjoyed in the s, which was also known as the Roaring Twenties. After World War I ended inthe United States and much of the rest of the world experienced an.

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The "Roaring Twenties Reference Library" chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to "Biographies" volume focuses on the key figures, including minorities and women. People such as Zora Neale Hurston, Rudolph Valentino, Al Capone, Bessie Smith, Babe Ruth, Duke Ellington, Henry Ford and Langston Hughes are profiled.

Flappers of the s were young women known for their energetic freedom, embracing a lifestyle viewed by many at the time as outrageous, immoral or downright. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Goshe, Frederick J.

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The book chronicles Richardson’s and Hemingway’s relationship from its dreamy beginning to its heartbreakingly cold ending. Much of their relationship was spent raising their son, affectionately called Bumby, while living in Paris. The book is an eye-opening look at the way in which Hemingway treated his family; time after time choosing the.The American Earthquake: A Chronicle of the Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression, and the Dawn of the New Deal by Edmund Wilson (4 times) Zelda: A Biography by Nancy Milford (4 times) The King of Crows by Libba Bray (3 times).

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