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The Resource The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America, John F. Kasson

The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America, John F. Kasson

Label
The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America
Title
The little girl who fought the Great Depression
Title remainder
Shirley Temple and 1930s America
Statement of responsibility
John F. Kasson
Title variation
Shirley Temple and 1930s America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amid the deprivation and despair of the Great Depression, Shirley Temple radiated optimism and plucky good cheer that lifted the spirits of millions and shaped their collective character for generations to come. John F. Kasson shows how the most famous, adored, imitated and commodified child in the world astonished movie goers, created a new international culture of celebrity and revolutionized the role of children as consumers
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
  • 791.43/028/0924
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PN2287.T33
  • PN2287.T33
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America, John F. Kasson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Smile like Roosevelt -- Such a happy little face! -- Dancing along the color line -- The most adored child in the world -- Keeping Shirley's star aloft -- What's a private life? -- Epilogue : Shirley visits another president
Control code
sky258762888
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780393240795
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013049983
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The little girl who fought the Great Depression : Shirley Temple and 1930s America, John F. Kasson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Smile like Roosevelt -- Such a happy little face! -- Dancing along the color line -- The most adored child in the world -- Keeping Shirley's star aloft -- What's a private life? -- Epilogue : Shirley visits another president
Control code
sky258762888
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780393240795
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013049983
Other physical details
ill.

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