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[Sin in the Second City Madams Ministers Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul] EBOOK NEW

  • Hardcover
  • 356
  • Sin in the Second City Madams Ministers Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul
  • Karen Abbott
  • English
  • 01 April 2020
  • 9781400065301

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Download æ Sin in the Second City Madams Ministers Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul Ica’s sexual culture and had repercussions all the way to the White House including the formation of the Federal Bureau of InvestigationWith a cast of characters that includes Jack Johnson John Barry John D Rockefeller Jr William Howard Taft “Hinky Dink” Kenna and Al Capone Sin in the Second City is Karen Abbott’s colorful nuanced portrait of the iconic Everleigh sisters their world famous Club and the perennial clash between our nation’s hedonistic impulses and Puritanical roots Culminating in a dramatic last stand between brothel keepers and crusading reformers Sin in the Second City offers a vivid snapshot of America’s journey from Victorian era propriety to twentieth century modernit. I absolutely loved this book I found it in my local library by chance and I m glad I did I love historical books about Chicago Sin in the Second City has much in common with Devil in t

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Download æ Sin in the Second City Madams Ministers Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club the most famous brothel in American history–and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation Operating in Chicago’s notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century the Club’s proprietors two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh welcomed moguls and actors senators and athletes foreign dignitaries and literary icons into their stately double mansion where thirty stunning Everleigh “butterflies” awaited their arrival Courtesans named Doll Suzy Poon Tang and Brick Top devoured raw meat to the delight of Prince Henry of Prussia and recited poetry for Theodore Dreiser Whereas lesser madams pocketed most of a har. Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestGet ready to clutch your pearls because this tawdry piece of history is something you didn t learn in high school SIN IN THE SECOND CIT

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Download æ Sin in the Second City Madams Ministers Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul Lot’s earnings and kept a “whipper” on staff to mete out discipline the Everleighs made sure their girls dined on gourmet food were examined by an honest physician and even tutored in the literature of BalzacNot everyone appreciated the sisters’ attempts to elevate the industry Rival Levee madams hatched numerous schemes to ruin the Everleighs including an attempt to frame them for the death of department store heir Marshall Field Jr But the sisters’ most daunting foes were the Progressive Era reformers who sent the entire country into a frenzy with lurid tales of “white slavery the allegedly rampant practice of kidnapping young girls and forcing them into brothels This furor shaped Amer. It s hard to believe that there was a time in American history where many of the major cities not only had open brothels but whole districts devoted to them Prostitution was a business The Person Readings in Human Nature physician and even tutored in the literature of BalzacNot everyone appreciated the sisters’ attempts to elevate the industry Rival Levee madams hatched numerous schemes to ruin the Everleighs including an attempt to frame them for the death of department store heir Marshall Field Jr But the sisters’ most daunting foes were the Progressive Era reformers who sent the entire country into a frenzy with lurid tales of “white slavery the allegedly rampant The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed practice of kidnapping young girls and forcing them into brothels This furor shaped Amer. It s hard to believe that there was a time in American history where many of the major cities not only had open brothels but whole districts devoted to them Prostitution was a business