New York Cafe Society: The Elite Meet to See and Be Seen, 1920s-1940s

New York Cafe Society: The Elite Meet to See and Be Seen, 1920s-1940s

By: Anthony Young (author)Paperback

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In the midst of the Great Depression, an elite group of New Yorkers lived seemingly unaffected by the economic calamity. They were writers, playwrights, journalists, artists, composers, singers, actors, adventurers and socialites. Newspaperman Maury Paul dubbed them the Cafe Society. It was the time of Prohibition, speakeasies and exclusive nightclubs for the smart set to see and be seen. Their lives were the stuff of newspaper columns and magazine articles, eagerly read by millions of Americans wanting to forget the Depression. This book describes the emergence of Cafe Society from New York's old society families, and the rise of the new creative class.

About Author

Anthony Young has published books on transportation, aerospace and social history. He lives in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786474370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780786474370
  • ISBN10: 0786474378

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