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By author: Peggy Miller Franck
Number of Pages:  336
Dimensions:  7 X 10 Inches (US)
Original publication year:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-933212-99-9
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• Compelling biography of an intriguing and unique personality • "A wonderful romp with an extraordinary character!" says Ben Bradlee, vice-president-at-large, The Washington Post • "Eleo Sears-the mercurial, devil-may-care, outrageous heroine of a fascinating tale," says Bud Collins, Boston Globe, ESPN
Born to a leading Boston family in 1881, Eleonora‚Eleo‚ Randolph Sears cut a swath through society in the first half of the twentieth century, as arguably the greatest and most versatile female athlete of her generation. She faced off against the world like a gladiator, wielding her competitive skill, her wealth, and the force of her will. Author Peggy Franck, the daughter of Sears's financial advisor paints a dramatic portrait of Boston Brahmin society and one woman who dared to be different.
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