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

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1940s & '50s

L.D. Sargent

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Treasures of a Bronx Warrior is 3-Collection photo book and memoir chronicling a daughter who desperately attempted to get her reluctant mother to share stories about her days as a young woman photographing A-list legendary celebrities in her mother's hometown of NYC. Such noted legends include Dorothy Dandridge, Sophia Loren, Sammy Davis Jr. and Marilyn Monroe.


Comedy, Family, Memoir,,Memoir

Short Summary

Conversations between mother Doris Banbury and daughter, L.D. Sargent, who begged Doris for many years to share her stories of photographing A-list stars with her like-minded friends. L.D. wanted to turn Doris's beloved "treasures" into a book, but she refused.


New York.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Childhood trauma finds hope in the end

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity,Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Doris Banbury

Age: 20s - 60s

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Modest, Empathetic, Funny, Gracious, Naive, Selfless, Aspiring, Adventurous, Blunt,Aspiring,Complex,Blunt,Empathetic,Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Various friends

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Aspiring, Adventurous, Aggressive, Funny,Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Julie

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous,Engaging,Funny,Sarcastic,Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Lotta

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Modest,Funny,Crazy,Empathetic,Naive

About The Author

L.D. Sargent is an award winning playwright who wrote television scripts that were featured in popular 1980s situation comedies. L.D. became an author in 2007 and has books on including a Non-Fiction memoir/photo book;Treasures of a Bronx Warrior; Photographs and Memories of a Devout New Yorker, Movie Star Hopeful and Loving Mother

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning,Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published


Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available