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By Lucy Moore

An exhilarating portrait of the period of jazz, glamour, and gangsters from a brilliant younger famous person of mainstream historical past writing.

The glitter of Twenties the US was once seductive, from jazz, flappers, and wild all- evening events to the delivery of Hollywood and a glamorous gangster-led crime scene flourishing less than Prohibition. however the interval used to be additionally punctuated by way of momentous events-the political express trials of Sacco and Vanzetti, the massive Ku Klux Klan march down Washington DC's Pennsylvania Avenue-and it produced a dizzying array of writers, musicians, and movie stars, from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Bessie Smith and Charlie Chaplin.

In Anything Goes, Lucy Moore interweaves the tales of the compelling humans and occasions that characterised the last decade to supply a gripping portrait of the Jazz Age. She unearths that the Roaring Twenties have been greater than simply "the years among wars." It used to be an epoch of ardour and change-an age, she observes, no longer in contrast to our own.

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