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Main Title: The queen of Bohemia : the autobiography of Dulcie Deamer : being "The golden decade" / edited with an introduction by Peter Kirkpatrick. Book Cover
Author: Deamer, Dulcie, 1890-1972.
Kirkpatrick, Peter John.
Imprint: St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 1998.
Collation: xii, 239 p. : ill., portraits, pbk ; 23 cm.
Summary: "In the wild parties that characterized Sydney's writing and artistic community in the Roaring Twenties, Dulcie Deamer was undisputed "Queen of Bohemia". But there was more to her fascinating life than performing the splits in a leopard skin."

"At seventeen she won a major short story competition and went on to publish several exotic, sensual novels as well as poetry, plays and stories. Her irrepressible spirit expressed itself in a love of parties, dancing and fancy dress, and she was finally crowned "Empress of the Holy Bohemian Empire". Her friends formed a veritable Who's Who of the Golden Decade of the 1920s. She lived in Kings Cross for almost fifty years, before her death in 1972."

"Published now for the first time, this is her own account of those lively times and of her extraordinary career as a novelist, journalist and thespian. After a childhood in New Zealand, where she barnstormed with a melodrama troupe, she toured the world before settling in Sydney, where she had been Australia's first female boxing reporter."

"This volume includes an introduction and notes by Peter Kirkpatrick, author of The Sea Coast of Bohemia, and afterword by Deamer's daughter, Rosemary Goldie."--Book jacket.
Subject: Deamer, Dulcie, 1890-1972.
Journalists and journalism.
Actors and acting
Writers and writing
ISBN: 0702227269 :
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-235) and index.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 920 DEA Available