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Three Plays by Mae West: Sex / The Drag / The Pleasure Man

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Mae West was, without question, one of the most famous and controversial figures of her era. She was a tough-talking, wise-cracking vaudeville performer who made her way onto the Broadway stage and then into the hearts of the American public with a highly visible Hollywood film career. Rarely, however, do people think of Mae West as a writer even though she wrote eight scr ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 24th 1997 by Nick Hern Books (first published January 1st 1997)
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David Cerda
Mae was pretty fucking cool.
Adele
An interesting read. I learned - while reading another book - that Mae West had written 3 plays for which she'd been fined & arrested. I got curious. I found the book in the library. I read it. Each play has its own life lesson to teach.
Edward Davis
Mae West was Brilliant! She was an intelligent writer! And, of course...she was sassy! I Love "The Drag!" Found these in collage and really need to re-read them again!
Babe Rainbow
Fantastic, both the plays and the way the collection was set up. Very thorough background info.
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Mae West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol.

Famous for her bawdy double entendres, West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York before moving to Hollywood to become a comedian, actress and writer in the motion picture industry.

One of the most controversial stars of her day, West encountered many problem
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