The wonderful Karen Abbott returns to Malaprop’s to discuss her newest historical work, American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee, and present a slideshow. Abbott, the author of the New York Times bestselling book Sin in the Second City, delves into the Roaring 20s peppered with Vaudeville, FDR, Houdini, Lucky Luciano, and more in American Rose.


Event date: 
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe
55 Haywood St
28801 Asheville
ISBN: 9781400066919
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Published: Random House - December 28th, 2010

ISBN: 9780812975994
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Published: Random House Trade - June 10th, 2008