Treasures of a Bronx Warrior

Photographs and Memories of a Devout New Yorker,

Movie Star Hopeful and Loving Mother

A dutiful, but playfully smart-ass daughter pens a tribute to her beloved mother.   

                  

Introducing Non-Fiction book Treasures of a Bronx Warrior; Photographs and Memories of a Devout New Yorker, Movie Star Hopeful and Loving Mother by L.D. Sargent.

 

San Francisco, California, June 29, 2018 - Treasures of a Bronx Warrior, Photographs and Memories of a Devout New Yorker, Movie Star Hopeful and Loving Mother is a photo book memoir and tribute from a daughter L.D. Sargent to her mother, South Bronx NY native Doris Banbury (1930-2015).  The book features conversations between Doris and L.D., both who fancied becoming actresses, about photographs Doris took in New York the 1950s of legendary movie stars.  For years L.D. begged Doris to share the stories of how she got the legends to pose and she wanted Doris to turn her photos, or “treasures” as Doris called them, into a picture book, but Doris vehemently refused.  The book includes candid photographs of such legends as Lena Horne, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Sammy Davis Jr.  The book also includes documents and photographs of Doris’s family history.

 

Treasures of a Bronx Warrior, Photographs and Memories of a Devout New Yorker, Movie Star Hopeful and Loving Mother is a three-book collection that features the photographs from the Doris Banbury Private Photo Collection, © 2004.  A select few photographs were purchased in 2005 by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for their photography collection.  In 2010 Doris’s photos that were purchased by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art were featured in an exhibit at SFMOMA  titled, EXPOSED: Voyuerism; Surveillance and The Camera Since 1870 by Sandra Phillips, SF MOMA Photography Curator.  You can find a page for Doris Banbury under “search” at sfmoma.org.

 

L.D. Sargent is an award winning playwright and has written television scripts that were featured in popular 1980s situation comedies. L.D. became an author in 2007 and has books on Amazon.com, Spoiled Beyond Recognition a comedy fiction, and Courage. Strength. Faith., a poetic journey of the life of Doris Banbury.  L.D. is a San Francisco native and resident who holds degrees in Early Childhood Development and Developmental Psychology. 

 

Treasures of a Bronx Warrior, Photographs and Memories of a Devout New Yorker, Movie Star Hopeful and Loving Mother

L.D. Sargent

Lulu Publishing

Book Collection I - ISBN-13: 978-1387587841  96 pages  $32.80 US Paperback

Book Collection II - ISBN-13: 978-1387588763  104 pages  $34.60 US Paperback

Book Collection III - ISBN-13: 978-1387602117  96 pages  $32.80 US Paperback

 

Available at Lulu.com, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.

LINKS:  

-  Doris Banbury at SFMOMA

-  Treasures of a Bronx Warrior photos on INSTAGRAM

-  Treasures of a Bronx Warrior FACEBOOK page

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