By Marie Brenner
— New York instances e-book Review
They are ten remarkable girls of the century. every one had an air of mystery, together with Thelma Brenner, the 1st nice dame her daughter ever knew. Their lives have been either gloriously person and but one way or the other common. They have been powerful warriors and social leaders, girls of aspiration who continued. They lived in the course of the nice melancholy and a global warfare. conditions didn't defeat them. They performed on Broadway and in Washington. that they had glamour, type, and intelligence. They dressed up the realm.
"Vivid, intimate graphics . . . a greatest tribute to 10 of the century's grandest, strongest women."
"These ladies have been our geishas, whispering in our ears to persuade all elements of yank life."
—Susan Salter Reynolds, Los Angeles Times
"Delectable, elegant . . . a runaway hit."
"An engrossing creation to a life-style that is now extinct, for higher or for worse."
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