Anything Goes by Lucy Moore
A Biography of the Roaring Twenties

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About Lucy Moore

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Lucy Moore is the author of The Thieves' Opera and Amphibious Thing and edited Con Men and Cutpurses. She writes often for the Observer, Telegraph, regularly appears on TV and is considered one of Britain most exciting historians.
 
Published March 1, 2011 by Overlook. 352 pages
Genres: History, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Moore (Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France, 2007, etc.) delivers a fast-paced portrait of the 20th-century's fizziest decade, replete with gangsters, flappers, speakeasies and jazz.

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Moore tore into the song "I Got Love" in the musical "Purlie" -- and made the audiences at the Broadway Theater shiver with joy.

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Lucy Moore could not have timed her new book better.

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Likewise, after the story about Waller, despite Moore's in-depth knowledge of the jazz world, her chapter on the music industry descends into cliche: "Music was one area where black artists effortlessly outshone their white counterparts."

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