Textbooks Queen Bess Mobi Read Apps Download As detailed in this absorbing biography, Bess Myerson dazzled as a beauty queen, television personality, and politician—before scandal toppled her career When Bess Myerson, the Bronx-born daughter of Jewish immigrants, was crowned Miss America in 1945, she was determined to break down gender barriers and be more than a beauty queen. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Amid rampant anti-Semitism, she took advantage of her reign to call for an end to bigotry and hate. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Then, after more than two decades as a glamorous television personality, Myerson took on corporate America, applying her celebrity as a consumer advocate to become an influential New York City political figure credited with helping elect Mayor Edward I. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Koch. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ But behind the glittering public image, Myerson struggled with unhappy marriages. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Then, in her early sixties, she found love with a much younger married man. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ The romance put her at the center of a political corruption scandal that led to federal charges brought by US Attorney Rudolph W. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Giuliani, ending the reign of Queen Bess, New York’s favorite daughter, after more than forty years. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Award-winning investigative journalist Jennifer Preston reveals Myerson’s fascinating life story in this engaging biography. Published by Publisher ♜Open Road Media♜ Featuring interviews with Myerson herself and a new introduction from the author, Queen Bess remains the most comprehensive account of this ambitious and talented woman who inspired, entertained, and shocked millions.
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