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Adah Isaacs Menken

Joaquin Miller

Adah Isaacs Menken

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Published by Edwin B. Hill in Ysleta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Menken, Adah Isaacs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joaquin Miller.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(6)p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21067821M

    By: Adah Isaacs Menken () Adah Isaacs Menken's short life was full and eventful. Probably born in the American South, she travelled, wrote journalism, became famous as an actress, successfully navigated press scandals about her private life and wrote : Adah Isaacs Menken. Adah’s given name was probably Adah Bertha Theodore, but conflicting accounts of her early years and parentage (many generated by herself for publicity purposes) make it difficult to say with certainty. Adah began her acting career in Louisiana, touring the South and West in various roles.


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