Clare Boothe Luce


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
April 10, 1903

Died
October 09, 1987

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Clare Boothe Luce was an American editor, playwright, social activist, congresswoman, journalist, and ambassador. Witty, perceptive, and determined, she was also a prominent figure in New York society circles.

Perhaps Luce's best known work was the comedic play The Women (1936).

Average rating: 3.56 · 127 ratings · 10 reviews · 7 distinct works
The Women

3.77 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1937 — 2 editions
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Slam the Door Softly: Play ...

2.67 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1970
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Stuffed Shirts

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Saints for Now

2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1993
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Caveat: Realism, Reagan, an...

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Vanity Fair's Backgammon to...

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The Valor of Ignorance

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4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1909 — 20 editions
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“Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.”
Clare Boothe Luce

“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes." ~ ' They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes." -”
Clare Boothe Luce

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