(Menken, Adah Isaacs). Mankowitz, Wolf
Title MAZEPPA: The Lives, Loves, and Legends of Adah Isaacs Menken
Book Condition About near fine with light shelf wear, rubbing to front board and mild fading to upper spine, in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with a tiny damp stain to the upper spine panel. Appendix, bibliography, index.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Publisher New York: Stein and Day, Publishers, (1982).
0812828682 / 9780812828689
Seller ID 29793.00
Mankowitz uses historical documents and autobiographical writings to separate the myth from the truth of America's first international sex symbol. Did she really receive love letters from Twain? Did she learn poetry from Whitman?
Theatre Biography. Theatre History & Criticism. American Theatre.