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Love on Trial : An American Scandal in Black and White
by Heidi Ardizzone and Earl Lewis




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A modern Cinderella must defend her fairy-tale marriage in a scandal that rocked jazz-age America. When Alice Jones, a former domestic, married Leonard Rhinelander in 1924, she became the first black woman to be listed in the Social Register as a member of one of New York's wealthiest families. Once news of the marriage became public, a scandal of race, class, and sex gripped the nation--and forced the couple into an annulment trial.

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A modern Cinderella must defend her fairy-tale marriage in a scandal that rocked jazz-age America. When Alice Jones, a former domestic, married Leonard Rhinelander in 1924, she became the first black woman to be listed in the Social Register as a member of one of New York's wealthiest families. Once news of the marriage became public, a scandal of race, class, and sex gripped the nation--and forced the couple into an annulment trial.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780393323092
  • ISBN-10: 0393323099
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: May 2002
  • Page Count: 316
  • Dimensions: 8.25 x 5.5 x 0.78 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.76 pounds


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