Stock Image

LULLABY AND GOOD NIGHT

Bugliosi, Vincent T. ; Stadiem, William

77 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0453005705 / ISBN 13: 9780453005708
Published by New American Library, New York, 1987
Hardcover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 39.95 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Rare Book Cellar
Pomona, NY, U.S.A.

5-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since November 24, 2001

About this Item

Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Remainder mark to front edge, top corner bumped with a tear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 54744

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: LULLABY AND GOOD NIGHT

Publisher: New American Library, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

About this title

Synopsis:

Lullaby and Good Night

From Publishers Weekly:

While the 1920s roared with speakeasies full of illegal liquor and short skirts, New York City was carved up into fiefdoms by the grasping political bosses of Tammany Hall. Bugliosi (Helter Skelter) and Stadiem (Passport to Pleasure) meticulously color in the outlines of a scandalous murder case from that time. Emily Stanton was a beautiful 17-year-old chorus girl when Warren Matthews first spotted her. After their marriage, the up-and-coming Tammany businessman forbade her return to the stage, violently squelching her attempts to disobey. When Emily left him, Warren had her jailed as a prostitute, in one swift stroke gaining custody of their daughter and grounds for a divorce, while Emily's reputation was utterly ruined. After serving time, she became a hostess at a raucous, glittering speakeasy and worked as a high-priced call girl who "dated" many of the men who ran New York. The case she built against Tammany Hall backfired when Warren was murdered and she was set up to take the fall, but in a trial that rocked New York, she found a grandstand for her inside knowledge of corruption. Regrettably stiff overtones mar both dialogue and narrative, taking away from the enchantment of the era the authors work hard to create. The book is engrossing and entertaining nonetheless, and the salacious details of this "true sex scandal" should keep many readers turning pages. 75,000 first printing; $75,000 ad/promo; movie rights to Lorimar; author tour.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Specializing in Modern First Editions, out-of-print books, and other hard-to-find books.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We Accept all Major Credit Cards through ABE and PayPal.com. Money Orders, Cashiers Checks and Personal Checks are also accepted. All Items are shipped within 24 hours of receipt of payment. If mailing payment please contact us beforehand so we can put the title on hold for you. All Domestic and International orders are shipped through United States Postal Service. Overnight shipping is available for an extra fee.
Seller Info.
Benjamin Moss
4 Fox Hollow Rd
Pomona NY 10970
USA
845-512-8229
Rarebo...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal