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Diana of the Dunes : the true story of Alice Gray / Janet Zenke Edwards.

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  • ISBN: 9781614230465
  • ISBN: 1614230463
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (157 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010.

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Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ghost story: "Diana of the Dunes" -- Chicago childhood -- Ambrose and Sallie Gray -- Phi Beta Kappa -- From the USNO to Germany -- Leaving Chicago -- Driftwood -- Surfacing in the Dunes -- Diana of the Dunes -- Fullerton Hall -- Paul Wilson: Caveman -- Murder in the Dunes -- A case of libel -- In the end -- Afterword -- Appendices: Siblings; Paul Wilson, after Alice; Alice's diary -- excerpts -- Newspaper article by Alice Gray -- "Chicago's Kinland": essay by Alice Gray.
Summary, etc.:
In the fall of 1915, Alice Gray traded her life in Chicago for a solitary journey in the remote sand hills of northwest Indiana along Lake Michigan. Her audacity so bewitched reporters and a curious public that she became a legend in her own time-- "Diana of the Dunes."
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Gray, Alice, 1881-1925.
Gray, Alice, 1881-1925 > Legends.
Gray, Alice, 1881-1925 > Relations with men.
Wilson, Paul, 1892-1941.
Indiana Dunes State Park (Ind.) > History.
Indiana Dunes State Park (Ind.) > Biography.
Women > Indiana > Indiana Dunes State Park > Biography.
Women hermits > Indiana > Indiana Dunes State Park > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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