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Politics and Prose (Connecticut Avenue)

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5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
202-364-1919 https://www.politics-prose.com/

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November 2019

Free

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante by Kristen Richardson

November 23 at 2:00 pm - 10:59 pm
Politics and Prose (Connecticut Avenue), 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Though she wasn’t a debutante herself, Richardson has been fascinated by the subject and wrote a notable Rookie article about it. Now she fills an entire book with tales of white dresses and fancy balls. From an exploration of the roots of debutante culture in Elizabethan England to interviews with current debs, Richardson offers a comprehensive history containing more ups and downs than a roomful of Texas Dips.

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