Playing Her Part: Perle Mesta in Luxembourg

Lesch, Paul

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1/1,000. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by author, apparently to the subject of the book, Perle Mesta ("Perle, a pearl for Luxembourg. Enjoy!"). 2001. Ex-Library with usual markings. VG. In 1950 Irving Berlin wrote "Call Me Madam" inspired by Perle Mesta. Her lavish cocktail parties attended by Washington's political elite awarded her the name 'hostess with the mostes'. After having financially supported her personal friend and democrat candidate Harry Truman in the 1948 presidential election, Perle Mesta was appointed first American Minister to Luxembourg (1949-1953) where she lived up to her fame as she launched a diplomatic style of her own. Fast shipping, free tracking, superior packaging. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Playing Her Part: Perle Mesta in Luxembourg
Publisher: Am Chmbr Comm in Luxbrg
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Paul Lesch
Published by American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg, Luxembourg (2001)
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Book Description American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 2001. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Illustrated with b&w photographs. 111 pages. 8vo. Trade paperback. Almost fine. Very Good +. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # H2957

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