Miss America, 1945: Bess Myerson's own story

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Newmarket Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 229 pages
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Vivid, engrossing, startling--this sure-fire bestseller evokes America in the thirties and forties while telling a post-war Cinderella-like tale of the only Jewish Miss America and her encounter with the prize and prejudice. 40 photographs.

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Contents

The Title and the Moment
1
The Myersons of the Bronx
10
The Yearnings of a Young Musician
33
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Dworkin is a former contributing editor of Ms. magazine.