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Author Scutts, Joanna, author.

Title The extra woman : how Marjorie Hillis led a generation of women to live alone and like it / Joanna Scutts.

Publication Info. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  305.42 SCU    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Adult Non Fiction - JHLY-14  305.42 SCU    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  305.42 HIL    AVAILABLE
Description 335 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-316) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Solitary splendor -- "Something to get your teeth into" -- (Not) a question of money -- Setting for a solo act -- Work ends at nightfall -- Mad about New York -- Rosie and Mrs. Roulston -- Starting all over -- Epilogue.
Summary Presents a cultural history of independent single women between the 1920s and the 1950s through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.
Subject Roulston, Marjorie Hillis.
Roulston, Marjorie Hillis. Live alone and like it.
Women authors -- Biography.
Single women -- United States -- History.
Living alone -- United States -- History.
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781631492730 (hardcover)
163149273X (hardcover)

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