The Husband Hunters

Author: Anne de Courcy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1474601464
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Anne de Courcy sets the stories of these young women and their families in the context of their times.

Author: ลีโอ ตอลสตอย (กราฟ)
ISBN: 9786165144629
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The Atlantic

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One of the few who made the steep social climb all the way to the top was Undine
Spragg, the protagonist of Edith Wharton's ... A ruthless, husband-hunting
parvenue from Apex City, she succeeded where so many others failed primarily
because she was ... of Wales, later Edward VII, came to the States in 1860, it was
the grandest social event New York had ever seen. ... As a boy, he often visited
London's National Gallery, where he would study a portrait of Queen Elizabeth
wearing a ...

Henry James And London

Author: John Lansing Kimmey
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
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The heroine, while not exactly typical of American women in England at the time
in search of husbands, does possess many of their ... She has recently failed to
accomplish this feat in New York. ... To the two Americans she is an unabashed
social climber and cultural parvenue, buying two volumes of Voltaire and
pretending to appreciate art. ... in "An International Episode" and examples of
English women who called American girls hunting for aristocratic husbands "sad

New York Times Saturday Review Of Books And Art

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. ... New Yorks: Frederick A. Stokes Company. ....
methods and career of a social climber who got all that she wanted, or as a piece
of cleverly done fiction that portrays in the first person the successive stages of ...

London Theatre Record

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Sian Phillips and Charlotte Cornwell drool to drily witty effect as a couple of
stylish lesbians ever-hungry for new experiences. ... Gwen Humble is a splendid
bubbly creation as the whore with a heart of gold and a husband of the same stuff
. ... dictator transforms the social climbing into social change, as the guests find
themselves beseiged by New York's poor, invited ... woman describing the joys of
peasant-hunting; and at a play that, for all its liberal pretensions, cynically
suggests that ...

Videohound S Golden Movie Retriever

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Award Hurry, Charlie, Hurry & 1941 Husband gets in trouble when he bows out of
a trip with his social-climber wife when he ... Francis Gallagher, D. Joseph
JaCoby, Husband Hunting & 1967 work. ing girls hit the beach in search of
husbands, and ... with Harry even persuading his buddies they should carry their
frantic merriment across the pond in a trip to London. .... a series of articles on
prostitution in New York City takes an incisive look at their unusual and
Sometimes brutal world.

Twentieth Century Romance And Historical Writers

Author: Lesley Henderson
Publisher: Saint James Press
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She makes good, observant, use of all these settings, and the ambience of the
theatre in which her husband moves. ... Isabella, a social climber, soon escapes
from theatrical "drudgery" into a desirable marriage. There is a slightly ... The
Mystery of Hunting's End (Keate and O'Leary). New York ... New York, Doubleday
, and London, Collins, 1937; as Pattern of Murder, New York, Popular Library,
1948 ...