Evita, First Lady

Evita, First Lady

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Eva Peron was a star and a legend during her lifetime, one of the most alluring women of the twentieth century. Through the hit Broadway musical Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber, her story became famous, and with the release of the film starring Madonna as Eva Peron, her life became a media obsession once again. Whore and feminist, tyrant and saint, Evita was the beautiful and legendary woman who rose up from poverty to become the hypnotically powerful first lady of Argentina. To millions of poor people she was a savior; to her enemies she was a monstrous dictator. In this riveting biography, John Barnes explores the astonishing paradox of this champion of the poor who attacked the rich and, in the process, made herself the wealthiest woman in the world.The PerA³ns lived there rather than in the more traditional presidential residence in suburban Olivos because they ... In her sumptuously furnished office on the fourth floor of the Central Post Office, surrounded by a battery of secretaries, she anbsp;...

Title:Evita, First Lady
Author:John Barnes
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2007-12-01


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