The scandalous story of Americaas first supermodel, sex goddess, and modern celebrityaEvelyn Nesbit. By the time of her sixteenth birthday in 1900, Evelyn Nesbit was known to millions as the most photographed woman of her era, an iconic figure who set the standard for female beauty, and whose innocent sexuality was used to sell everything from chocolates to perfume. Women wanted to be her. Men just wanted her. But when Evelynas life of fantasy became all too real and her insanely jealous millionaire husband, Harry K. Thaw, murdered her lover, New York City architect Stanford White, the most famous woman in the world became infamous as she found herself at the center of the aCrime of the Centurya and a scandal that signaled the beginning of a national obsession with youth, beauty, celebrity, and sex.The scandalous story of Americaas first supermodel, sex goddess, and modern celebrityaEvelyn Nesbit.
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