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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady (Paperback)

    By Anita Loos, Jenny McPhee (Introduction by)
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    This delirious 1925 Jazz Age classic introduced readers to Lorelei Lee, the small-town girl from Little Rock, who has become one of the most timeless characters in American fiction. Outrageous and charming, this not-so-dumb blonde has been portrayed on stage and screen by Carol Channing and Marilyn Monroe and has become the archetype of the footloose, good-hearted gold digger (not that she sees herself that way). Masquerading as her diaries, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes follows Lorelei as she entertains suitors across Europe before returning home to marry a millionaire. In this delightfully droll and witty book, Lorelei's glamorous pragmatism shines, as does Anita Loos's mastery of irony and dialect. A craze in its day and with ageless appeal, this new Liveright edition puts Lorelei back where she belongs: front and center.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780871403179
    ISBN-10: 087140317X
    Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
    Publication Date: February 10th, 2014
    Pages: 131
    Language: English