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    • The Prettiest Girl on Stage Is a Man

    • Race and Gender Benders in American Vaudeville
    • By: Kathleen B. Casey
    • Narrated by: Lee Ann Howlett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this lively and enlightening study, Kathleen B. Casey explores the ways in which the gender- and race-bending spectacles of vaudeville dramatized the economic, technological, social, and cultural upheaval that gripped the United States in the early 20th century. She focuses on four key performers: Eva Tanguay, Julian Eltinge, Lillyn Brown, and Sophie Tucker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Both book and narrator are first rate!

    • By Barry Owens on 08-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95