From Debutante to Political Activist,
Rezension bezieht sich auf: We Used to Own the Bronx: Memoirs of a Former Debutante (Excelsior Editions) (Gebundene Ausgabe)The subtitle of this fascinating memoir, which has a bit of everything, even sex, drugs & rock ' roll, is "Memoirs of a former Debutante".
Well written and in captivating sequences, this book describes the history of America from the view of a descendant of the man who, three and half centuries ago, bought a tract of Native American wilderness that became the Bronx and Westchester County.
Eve Pell's journey from the moneyed exclusive East Coast life within America's so called aristocracy to her years as a militant Human Rights activist in California is described and explained in a conclusive manner.
Today, she is a winning cross- country and Marathon runner.
Although she is still running, she seems to have settled the score with her family and her past ...
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