In 1922, before Louise Brooks became the famous silent film star known for the original bobbed haircut, she left Wichita for New York to launch her career. And to her annoyance, she was chaperoned by 36-year-old Cora Carlisle, a complicated but traditional woman with her own reasons for making the trip. Over the summer, Cora's eyes are opened to the promise of the new century – and the possibilities of being fully alive.
Item #: M9F128
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