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Aimée Crocker's Refined Vaudeville: Around The World With America's Most Intriguing Heiress
The heiress' amazing life story as told by reporters and feature writers, scandal magazines, and Crocker herself from her book "And I'd do it again." Includes some never before published photos, and K.M. Taylor's insightful historical perspective.
Published 2009 by Frugoli & Taylor :City of Angels Books
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This book is gorgeous! Aimée Crocker is easily one of the most fascinating women I've read. Her autobiography, "And I'd Do It Again" has been out of print for years and is one of the most sought-after titles. As a poor college kid, I checked out her memoir from the library and got lost in her wild adventures. I'd always wanted to know more about this fascinating Victorian woman -- after all, she was the first celebutante of her day, why weren't there more than 6 pictures of her anywhere? Where w ...more
Fascinating account of a woman who flaunted convention at every turn. Her inherited wealth allowed her to enjoy a freedom (and earn a notoriety) that few other women of her time could achieve. She traveled the world, spending years in Japan, Hawaii, Borneo, Europe. She married five times, mostly to men in their 20s, regardless of her own age. Amy (aimee as she later called herself) walked into a party wrapped in a snake; she had tattoos beneath her pearls. The newspapers created scandalous stori ...more