Anita Loos

Anita Loos was an American screenwriter, playwright, and author, best known for her comic novel 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'. She was a pioneering female screenwriter in early Hollywood and wrote scripts for both silent and sound films.


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  1. 1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady

    This book is a satirical novel that follows the adventures of a blonde flapper named Lorelei Lee, who uses her looks and charm to climb the social ladder. Lorelei, originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, is a materialistic and somewhat naive woman, who values men for their wealth and status. The story, presented as Lorelei's diary, humorously explores themes of gender, class, and the American pursuit of wealth and status in the early 20th century.

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