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The Sad, Sudden Death of My Fair Lady by  Stanton Forbes - Hardcover - 1971 - from Odds and Ends Shop and Biblio.com

The Sad, Sudden Death of My Fair Lady

by Forbes, Stanton

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Good in Good dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. Library Discard. The first two pages have been cut-out and the title page is cut in spots where the y pressed too hard. There is a library stamp on the title page and on the top and bottom page edges. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. Pages are rough cut on middle page ends. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 161 pages; 1933. Chicago. The height of the Great Depression. The year of the Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Exposition. And for Buddy Carmody, the year his father deserted his mother forcing her to turn their home into a boarding house. There was little in Buddy's life to prepare him for the boarders: Lurlane and Tamara Salome-mother and daughter, they were on stage Lurlane was a Burlesque Queen and Tamara did a little ballet. Father Connolly would never have approved, if he knew, of Buddy's job at Tamara's Burlesque Palace. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .

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