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By Cormac McCarthy

ISBN-10: 0679744398

ISBN-13: 9780679744399

The nationwide bestseller and the 1st quantity in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, all of the lovely Horses is the story of John Grady Cole, who at 16 unearths himself on the finish of an extended line of Texas ranchers, bring to a halt from the one existence he has ever imagined for himself. With partners, he units off for Mexico on a occasionally idyllic, occasionally comedian trip to a spot the place desires are paid for in blood. Winner of the nationwide publication Award for Fiction.

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91–92 41. Eels and Musgrove, p. 64. 42. Kaier Curtin, “We Can Always Call Them Bulgarians” The Emergence of Lesbians and Gay Men on the American Stage, Alyson Publications, Boston, 1987, pp. 137–38. 43. Hamilton, pp. 64, 141, 143. 44. Richard Helfer, “The Drag: Mae West and the Gay World,” Journal of American Drama and Theater, 8 (Winter, 1996), 66. 45. Chauncey, p. 312. 46. My special thanks to Eric Concklin for sharing with me a 1923 recording of Bert Savoy on the Vocalion label, and for his help throughout the editing of these plays.

George Raft, once a tango dancer at Texas Guinan’s El Fay Club, was Madden’s driver, sent every night in a bulletproof black Packard to pick up his boss’s “take” in a brown paper bag. Variety may have considered Broadway the home of art and aesthetics, but the street was everywhere a cross-section of gangster and socialite, a mix of people brought together by Prohibition. ” The Marx Brothers brought slapstick to Broadway in Cocanuts. Charles MacArthur, “the golden boy of the Algonquin set,” had just written the sleazy Lulu Belle.

7. Tuska, pp. 30–31. Also Marybeth Hamilton, When I’m Bad, I’m Better: Mae West, Sex and American Entertainment, HarperCollins, New York, 1995, p. 47. 8. David Stenn, Clara Bow: Runnin’ Wild, Penguin Books, New York, 1990, p. 79. 9. , p. 81. 48 10. Mae West, Goodness Had Nothing to Do With It, Prentice Hall, New York, 1959, p. 61. 11. Sandra Leib, Mother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 1981, p. 133. 12. Mary Ellin Barrett, Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1984, pp.

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