Review: Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!!

ffj-movieIf you loved the film Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! staring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant or if you seek out self-assured, slightly out-of-step characters, you must read Florence Foster Jenkins’ eponymously named biography to revel in the heiress turned opera diva who astounded and delighted New York musical audiences in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s.

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If time is short, start with my review of her biography by Darryl W. Bullock in the Historical Novel Society’s quarterly journal.

Brava, Madame Foster Jenkins! Brava!!!!

 

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