Madam by Debby Applegate, Read by Erin Bennett
On Polly Adler, Jazz-Age Icon
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Erin Bennett’s spirited narration breathes life into Debby Applegate’s Madam, a richly detailed biography of America’s most celebrated brothel keeper, Polly Adler. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile Magazine’s Robin Whitten discuss Adler’s life during the Jazz Age as told by Applegate. Adler is a fascinating, colorful figure, and Bennett, who clearly knows a good story when she has one, gives the narration her all. This lively slice of social history is sure to appeal to many listeners.
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