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The Last Madam : A Life in the New Orleans Underworld
by Chris Wiltz


Overview - For the first time in paperback, Wiltz chronicles the life and times of Normal Wallace, who went from New Orleans streetwalker to madam in 1920. At her legendary house of prostitution, she entertained a steady stream of governors, gangsters, and movie stars until she was arrested at last in 1962.  Read more...

 
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Overview
For the first time in paperback, Wiltz chronicles the life and times of Normal Wallace, who went from New Orleans streetwalker to madam in 1920. At her legendary house of prostitution, she entertained a steady stream of governors, gangsters, and movie stars until she was arrested at last in 1962. "Wonderful . . . recreates a little slice of a life otherwise devoured by time".--"New York Times Book Review". 18 photos.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306810121
  • ISBN-10: 0306810123
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: March 2001
  • Page Count: 264
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.99 x 5.87 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds


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