About the Book
Very few remember her name now, but her face and figure were known to almost every living person during the Belle Epoque through the magic of photography and the newly invented medium of the common postcard. She slept with all of Europe's royalty, and woke covered in jewels. Until she lost it all. There are more than 90 years of incredible story here.
Lawrence Jay Switzer has created The Walt Whitman Series (six volumes in print to date) and biographies of history's most famous courtesans. He also is the publisher and Creative Director of The New Knickerbocker Quarterly Magazine.