Eleanor’S Pursuit

Eleanor’S Pursuit

Author: H. Thomas Howell

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 9781480812154

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 494

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When Eleanor Pendleton met Louis M. Ream in 1911, it was love at first sight. She was a Broadway actress known for her beauty and dancing ability in musical comedy productions during the early twentieth century. Louis was tall, dark, and handsome and, as she soon discovered, the youngest son and presumptive heir of Norman B. Ream, one of Americas wealthiest men. The problem for Eleanor, as she learned after eloping with Louis, was her father-in-laws deep-seated aversion to the theatre; he regarded all actresses as disreputable. After an overnight trip to seek his fathers forgiveness and understanding, Louis disappeared. A blend of history and melodrama, H. Thomas Howells Eleanors Pursuit offers the biographical legacy of Eleanor Pendleton. It looks beneath the sensational newspaper coverage of 1911 to explore the confrontation between father and son and Eleanors anxious vigil while awaiting the return of her husband. When Reams lawyer arrives at her apartment instead of Louis and informs her the marriage is over, Eleanor collapses in disbelief. The lawyers take center stage, displacing the lovers. Chronicling one of the biggest celebrity newspaper stories of its day, Eleanors Pursuit follows the secret deal-making sessions, the stage-managed travesty of justice, and the ultimate courtroom battle. These events come to life as the witnesses and lawyers reveal the private details in their own words. Howell also tells how the public reacted to the story as it unfolded. With surprises at every turn, this biography explains the exceptional final stage of Eleanors pursuit.

The New Princeton Companion

The New Princeton Companion

Author: Robert K. Durkee

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691198743

Category: Education

Page: 584

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"The definitive single-volume compendium of all things Princeton"--

The Johns Hopkins University Circular

The Johns Hopkins University Circular

Author: Johns Hopkins University

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015030151792

Category:

Page:

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Includes University catalogues, President's report, Financial report, registers, announcement material, etc.

The Princeton Alumni Weekly, Vol. 13

The Princeton Alumni Weekly, Vol. 13

Author: Edwin M. Norris

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 1528495594

Category:

Page: 590

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Excerpt from The Princeton Alumni Weekly, Vol. 13: September-October, 1912 Professor Butler describes the results of the excavations at Sardes in the following article in the New York Evening Post. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.