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Author Scutts, Joanna, author.

Title The extra woman : how Marjorie Hillis led a generation of women to live alone and like it / Joanna Scutts.

Publication Info. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  305.4209 SCUTTS    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.4209 SCUTTS    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.4209 SCUTTS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  305.42 SCUTTS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.4209 SCU    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  305.42 SCUTTS    Check Shelf
Description 335 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-316) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Solitary splendor -- "Something to get your teeth into" -- (Not) a question of money -- Setting for a solo act -- Work ends at nightfall -- Mad about New York -- Rosie and Mrs. Roulston -- Starting all over -- Epilogue.
Summary Presents a cultural history of independent single women between the 1920s and the 1950s through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.
Subject Roulston, Marjorie Hillis.
Roulston, Marjorie Hillis. Live alone and like it.
Women authors -- Biography.
Single women -- United States -- History.
Living alone -- United States -- History.
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781631492730 (hardcover)
163149273X (hardcover)
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