Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Red-Headed Woman” as Want to Read:
Red-Headed Woman
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Red-Headed Woman

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Brush's risqué novel of a red headed vamp who steels her boss from his wife served as the basis for the ever popular pre-code Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer black and white talking film directed by Jack Conway and featuring Jean Harlow and Chester Morris.
Hardcover, 294 pages
Published 1931 by Grosset & Dunlap
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Red-Headed Woman, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Red-Headed Woman

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-40)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jukka
Red-Headed Woman (1931) - Katharine Brush
I've been interested in going back and reading forgotten American (U.S. / Canada) women writers from the early part of the 20th century, hence this read. [If you are interested contact me and i'll send you a list. Or send me your ideas.:] I also read this as a lead-in to the book club's read of Tender is the Night.

This book was written as popular fiction and yet i found plenty here to make it worth giving it a look once again. I thought of other light cla
...more
Beaux Cooper
Feb 14, 2016 Beaux Cooper rated it liked it
My apologies to any and all red headed women out there. This book does not paint you well at all. And in 1937, when the book was published, I'm sure plenty of auburn tresses were glared at while husbands' arms were tightly gripped.

Beware the red-headed home wrecker.

Lillian Andrews was a stunningly beautiful, red-headed woman born on the wrong side of the tracks. Beautiful and ambitious. So ambitious, in fact, we could label her a gold digger. It didn't take long for her to target her prize in t
...more
Adriane Ziemer
Adriane Ziemer rated it liked it
Jul 05, 2015
Sash Bacon
Sash Bacon rated it it was amazing
Aug 10, 2013
Annar
Annar rated it really liked it
Jul 01, 2014
Maya Eshkova
Maya Eshkova rated it it was amazing
Apr 15, 2011
Lauren Stoolfire
Lauren Stoolfire rated it it was amazing
Oct 09, 2013
Meakin Armstrong
Meakin Armstrong rated it really liked it
Jan 17, 2013
Nina
Nina rated it it was ok
Jan 17, 2017
Creolecat
Creolecat rated it it was amazing
Nov 24, 2012
Kathy
Kathy marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2011
Heather Brush
Heather Brush marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2011
Vicki
Vicki marked it as to-read
Mar 11, 2012
Samantha Glasser
Samantha Glasser marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2012
Lore Carrillo
Lore Carrillo marked it as to-read
May 20, 2012
Ivana
Ivana marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2012
Jennifer
Jennifer marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2012
Kerrie
Kerrie added it
Nov 16, 2012
Claire
Claire marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2013
the LeoLibrarian
the LeoLibrarian marked it as to-read
Feb 03, 2013
Cristina Burca
Cristina Burca marked it as to-read
May 09, 2013
Monica
Monica marked it as to-read
May 25, 2013
Andrea
Andrea marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2013
Max
Max added it
Jul 20, 2013
Aygun
Aygun marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2013
Lisa K
Lisa K marked it as to-read
Dec 26, 2013
Pat
Pat marked it as to-read
May 31, 2014
Darrell
Darrell marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2014
Caitlyn Roberts
Caitlyn Roberts marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014
Elizabeth Mushumanski
Elizabeth Mushumanski marked it as to-read
Jan 14, 2015
Hector
Hector marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2015
Nancy
Nancy marked it as to-read
Apr 21, 2015
Andrei Istrate
Andrei Istrate marked it as to-read
May 06, 2015
Brianna
Brianna marked it as to-read
May 18, 2015
Annelisa
Annelisa marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2015
Erica
Erica marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
1234202
After a high school education, Brush began her career as a columnist for the Boston Traveler. She published her first book, Glitter in 1926, but it was her short story Night Club which was published in Harper's Magazine in 1927 that brought her national recognition and an O. Henry Award. She became a well-known contributor to leading magazines of the 1920's and 1930's such as Cosmopolitan and Coll ...more
More about Katharine Brush...

Share This Book