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Madam : the biography of Polly Adler, icon of the Jazz Age / Debby Applegate.

Applegate, Debby, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Killingworth Library Association.

Current holds

5 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Killingworth Library Association 92 ADLER APP (Text to phone) 33420152940475 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0385534752 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780385534758 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780385534758
  • ISBN: 0385534752
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From a nobody to a legend -- Man plans, god laughs -- The jazz baby -- What's a nice girl like you doing in a place like this? -- Liquor and lust -- Thumbs up with the mob -- The double standard -- The party girl racket -- The underworld complex -- The Jewish jezebel -- The female Al Capone -- Café society -- The big shot -- Madam emeritus.
Summary, etc.:
"A biography of Pearl "Polly" Alder, New York City madam and icon of the Jazz Age"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Adler, Polly, 1900-1962.
Procuresses > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Prostitution > New York (State) > New York > History > 20th century.

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