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Debutante Rites and Regalia of American Debdom (Cultureamerica) by Karal Ann Marling

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Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Customs,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Sociology,
  • Social History,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • United States - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Young women,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 21st century,
  • Debutantes,
  • Social life and customs

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7763128M
ISBN 10070061317X
ISBN 109780700613175
OCLC/WorldCa53361272

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A Smithsonian Best History Book of In this enthralling history of the debutante ritual, Kristen Richardson sheds new light on contemporary ideas about women and marriage. Kristen Richardson, from a family of debutantes, chose not to debut/5(84). Jennifer Lynn Barnes has written more than a dozen acclaimed young adult novels, including The Naturals series: The Naturals, Killer Instinct, All In, Bad Blood and the e-novella, Twelve.A former debutante herself, Jen is also a Fulbright Scholar with advanced degrees in psychology, psychiatry, and cognitive science/5(68). 5++ stars I absolutely loved this book and plan to recommend it to everyone I know. The Kennedy Debutante tells the story of Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, sister of John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy. As I began reading the book, I realized how little I knew about her or any of the lesser known siblings of these two famous men/5. Susan McBride is a USA Today Best-selling writer who is best known for the novels, Blue Blood and Debutante Dropout Mystery series, which won the Lefty Award and was nominated for an Antony Award. She is also known for her other works such as Too Pretty to .

The first book written and published in the Debutante Dropout Mystery series is entitled ‘Blue Blood’. It was released by the Avon publishing in the year Author Susan McBride has introduced the important characters in this book in the form of Andrea Kendricks, Cissy Kendricks, Molly O’Brien, etc.   Her memory books are filled with adoring pictures of her older sister’s debutante and post debutante days. A curious clipping recalls Leta’s participation, with Doris Duke, in a fashion show at the Newport Casino and more glamorous subsequent shoots for Bergdorf Goodman (below, right). Brenda Diana Duff Frazier (June 9, – May 3, ) was an American socialite popular during the Depression era. Her December debutante ball was so heavily publicized worldwide, she eventually appeared on the cover of Life magazine for that reason alone. She was known and dubbed a "Poor Little Rich Girl" by the media, along with other famous socialites and debutantes Barbara Hutton. A thorough and fascinating account of the debutante as a both a catalyst for and product of social history. I came to this book with a voyeuristic and admittedly slightly sneering perspective on debutante culture. What I actually got was an enthralling and poignant socio-contextual history of the role and value of women in western society/5.