By Deborah Pollack

Marie Boozer (1846 - 1908) used to be a stunning, exceptional, and infamous strawberry blonde who validated a outstanding existence. certainly, she was once human-complete with foibles and attributes past the stereotypical notion held via the general public. undesirable Scarlett: the extreme lifetime of the infamous Southern attractiveness Marie Boozer is her first full-length biography and divulges the real, redemptive tale of a tender belle from South Carolina who remodeled right into a scandalous divorcée in ny and London, a Paris courtesan defying police authority, and finally a countess and global citizen-while her part sisters raised households in pioneer Florida.

"A expert historian and imaginitive author, Deborah C. Pollack has changed part truths and prejudices with a whole, exhaustively researched biography of Marie Boozer's lifestyles. Pollack additionally has recued l. a. Boozer from a hundred and fifty years of calumny, smirking innuendos, and insipid scholarship by the hands of misplaced reason zealots, potboiler novelist, and pop-culture historians. The real-life Marie Boozer had a personality that was once braver, extra autonomous, and much grander than any of the legends approximately her." -Alexander Moore, historian of South Carolina

"Marie Boozer used to be a liberated lady for her time and lived a fascinating and fascinating lifestyles with many trials and tribulations. In a well-written biography, Deborah Pollack's vast examine to correct the wrongs approximately Marie Boozer's existence is outstanding. I loved the connection among her sister Ethland Feaster Wilson and different family at LaGrange, Florida." - Rosalie Foster, historian and president, North Brevard background Foundation

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