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By Deborah Pollack

ISBN-10: 1614934940

ISBN-13: 9781614934943

Marie Boozer (1846 - 1908) was once a gorgeous, amazing, and infamous strawberry blonde who confirmed a extraordinary existence. notably, she was once human-complete with foibles and attributes past the stereotypical notion held by way of the general public. undesirable Scarlett: the intense lifetime of the infamous Southern good looks Marie Boozer is her first full-length biography and divulges the real, redemptive tale of a tender belle from South Carolina who reworked right into a scandalous divorcée in manhattan and London, a Paris courtesan defying police authority, and eventually a countess and international citizen-while her part sisters raised households in pioneer Florida.

"A expert historian and innovative author, Deborah C. Pollack has changed part truths and prejudices with an entire, exhaustively researched biography of Marie Boozer's lifestyles. Pollack additionally has recued l. a. Boozer from a hundred and fifty years of calumny, smirking innuendos, and insipid scholarship by the hands of misplaced reason zealots, potboiler novelist, and pop-culture historians. The real-life Marie Boozer had a personality that used to be braver, extra self sufficient, and much grander than any of the legends approximately her." -Alexander Moore, historian of South Carolina

"Marie Boozer used to be a liberated lady for her time and lived a fascinating and intriguing existence with many trials and tribulations. In a well-written biography, Deborah Pollack's vast study to correct the wrongs approximately Marie Boozer's existence is awesome. I loved the connection among her sister Ethland Feaster Wilson and different relations at LaGrange, Florida." - Rosalie Foster, historian and president, North Brevard historical past Foundation

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