Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul (Compact Disc)
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Karen Abbott' s colorful, nuanced portrait of the iconic Everleigh sisters; their world-famous brothel, the Everleigh Club; and the perennial clash between our nation's hedonistic impulses and Puritanical roots culminates 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 modernity.
About the Author
Karen Abbott is a journalist who has been a staff member of Philadelphia magazine and Philadelphia Weekly. Her work has also appeared on Salon.com and in other publications. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives with her husband in Atlanta Visit her online at www.sininthesecondcity.com. Joyce Bean is an accomplished audiobook narrator and director. In addition to being an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, she has been nominated multiple times for a prestigious Audie Award. Equally adept at narrating fiction and nonfiction, her titles include Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman, Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts, and several Jayne Ann Krentz novels. Joyce lives in West Michigan.
Praise for Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul…
"Sin in the Second City is a masterful history lesson, a harrowing biography, and---best of all---a superfun read . I can't recommend this book loudly enough.” ---Darin Strauss, author of Chang and Eng"