Globe Pequot / Lyons Press
Trim: 6 x 9
978-1-4930-2468-1 • Paperback • August 2016 • $17.95 • (£13.99)
Stephen Birmingham is a preeminent social historian, known for his books The Right People, Real Lace, and The Grandees. He allows his reader unparalleled access to the most exclusive society sets, and tells their stories with great warmth and wit.
[A] page turner . . . [that] offers a little bit of the best of everything . . . One zippy read .
— The New York Times
A rags-to-riches saga with several twists and switchbacks . . . Clever and satisfying.
When it comes to the folkways of the rich, the powerful, and the privileged, Stephen Birmingham knows what he’s talking about.
— Los Angeles Times