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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Miss America, 1945: Bess Myerson's Own Story

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This is a highly flattering account of the most important year in Myerson's life, 1945, when she won the title of Miss America. She was the first Jewish woman to do so. All the backstage drama of that ... Read full review

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.