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Rage for fame

the ascent of Clare Boothe Luce

by Sylvia Jukes Morris

  • 108 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987,
    • Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
    • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-492) and index.

      StatementSylvia Jukes Morris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.L894 M67 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination561 p. :
      Number of Pages561
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1003424M
      ISBN 100394575555
      LC Control Number96043084

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rich with mesmerizing narrative, Rage for Fame recounts the story of the flowering years of Clare Booth Luce--a former congresswoman and editor of Vanity Fair--a striking woman whose private life was as intriguing and spectacular as her public life.

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