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An idea of the 1920s

The 1920s were an exciting new time for lots of people. With romance, clubs and mobsters, you never knew what was going to happen! These books give you an idea of the 1920s lifestyle.


Flappers, and the new American woman : perceptions of women from 1918 through the 1920s
Flappers, and the new American woman : perceptions of women from 1918 through the 1920s

Discover the women who made a differences and changed the world, in what they wore or what they stood for.


Vixen
Vixen

In 1923 Chicago, seventeen-year-old Gloria Carmody rebels against her upcoming society wedding by visiting a speakeasy, while her Pennsylvania cousin, Clara, hides similar tastes and her best friend, Lorraine, makes plans of her own.


Harlem Summer
Harlem Summer

In 1920s Harlem, sixteen-year-old Mark Purvis, an aspiring jazz saxophonist, gets a summer job as an errand boy for the publishers of the groundbreaking African American magazine "The Crisis," but soon finds himself on the enemy list of mobster Dutch Shultz.


Bright Young Things
Bright Young Things

In the spring of 1929, eighteen-year-old Cordelia Grey and her stage-struck friend Letty Larkspur run away from their small Ohio town to seek their fortunes in New York City. Soon, they find themselves drawn into situations and relationships, particularly with the dazzling Astrid Donal, that change their lives forever.


The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures
The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures

Through a kaleidoscopic array of vintage postcards, letters, magazine ads, ticket stubs, catalog pages, fabric swatches, candy wrappers, fashion spreads, menus, and more, we meet and follow Frankie on her journey in search of success and love.


The Big Town: A Novel
The Big Town: A Novel

A run-down salesman is given the chance of his life when the head of a corporation offers him a fortune to find his missing niece. Unfortunately, gangsters and get-rich schemes are afoot!