By Lucy Moore
An exhilarating portrait of the period of jazz, glamour, and gangsters from a vivid younger superstar of mainstream historical past writing.
The glitter of Twenties the US used to be seductive, from jazz, flappers, and wild all- evening events to the delivery of Hollywood and a glamorous gangster-led crime scene flourishing below Prohibition. however the interval used to be additionally punctuated by means of momentous events-the political convey trials of Sacco and Vanzetti, the large Ku Klux Klan march down Washington DC's Pennsylvania Avenue-and it produced a dizzying array of writers, musicians, and picture stars, from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Bessie Smith and Charlie Chaplin.
In whatever is going, Lucy Moore interweaves the tales of the compelling humans and occasions that characterised the last decade to supply a gripping portrait of the Jazz Age. She finds that the Roaring Twenties have been greater than simply "the years among wars." It used to be an epoch of ardour and change-an age, she observes, now not in contrast to our own.
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