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Prides Crossing: The Unbridled Life and Impatient Times of Eleonora Sears

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Born to a leading Boston family in 1881, Eleonora "Eleo" Randolph Sears cut a swath through society in the first half of the twentieth century, as arguably the greatest and most versatile female athlete of her generation. She faced off against the world like a gladiator, wielding her competitive skill, her wealth, and the force of her will. Author Peggy Franck, the daughter of Sears's financial advisor paints a dramatic portrait of Boston Brahmin society and one woman who dared ...

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Overview

Born to a leading Boston family in 1881, Eleonora "Eleo" Randolph Sears cut a swath through society in the first half of the twentieth century, as arguably the greatest and most versatile female athlete of her generation. She faced off against the world like a gladiator, wielding her competitive skill, her wealth, and the force of her will. Author Peggy Franck, the daughter of Sears's financial advisor paints a dramatic portrait of Boston Brahmin society and one woman who dared to be different.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933212999
  • Publisher: Commonwealth Editions
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Pages: 294
  • Sales rank: 955,980
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Peggy Miller Franck and her husband enjoy living next to Valley Forge National Park with its scenic trails for walking their dogs. Mrs. Franck graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English literature. She later attended the New York School of Interior Design and developed an interior design business that is in its fourth decade. Mrs. Franck is an active sportswoman and an advocate for the welfare of animals.

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