New York: Macy-Masius: The Vanguard Press, 1928. Hardcover. 392p., very good first US edition in lavender cloth boards with black vignette on cover, in worn, chipped, unclipped djwith long closed tears (now preserved in BroDart sleeve). Young 2432, Grier A***. C***.
Mackenzie explores 'the need for a compensatory worldly success incited in homosexual men and women by the public condemnation of their desire. [Extraordinary Women] shows the victory of one of its lesbian heroines, Rory, over censoriousness-induced competition for both love and public noteriety.' - Summers, The gay and lesbian literary heritage, p. 252.