• Shelter Island Public Library (map)
  • 37 North Ferry Road
  • Shelter Island, NY, 11964
  • United States

American Eve:  Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, the Birth of the “It” Girl, and the Crime of the Century by Paula Uruburu

By age sixteen, Evelyn Nesbit was the most photographed woman in the world. Paula Uruburu’s book tells a true story (that reads like fiction) about Nesbit, her lover Stanford White, her millionaire husband and a murder trial that riveted the public’s attention and foreshadowed modern celebrity culture.