City of Girls
  • Author : Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Release Date : 07 April 2020
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 13 : 9781408867068

Download or read book entitled City of Girls written by Elizabeth Gilbert and published by Unknown online. This book was released on 07 April 2020 with total pages 512. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER'Stunning' Lisa Taddeo, author of THREE WOMEN'Warm and wise' Stephanie Merritt, Observer'Glamorous, sexy, compelling' Dolly Alderton, Sunday Times'I fell in love with Vivian from page one' Daisy Buchanan'An education in love, and an iridescent delight' Rowan Pelling, SpectatorNineteen-year-old Vivian Morris arrives in New York City in the summer of 1940 with nothing but a sewing machine and a heretofore unindulged taste for adventure. Finding employment as seamstress at the Lily Playhouse, a charmingly down-at-heel Manhattan revue, Vivian quickly becomes the toast of the showgirls, transforming the tat only fit for the cheap seats into creations for goddesses. Adventure and opportunity blossom on every corner of this strange wartime city of girls, and Vivian and her girlfriends mean to down New York to its last drop. But there are hard lessons to be learned, and bitterly regrettable mistakes to be made. Vivian learns that to live the life she wants, she must live many lives, ceaselessly and ingeniously making them new.

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Author : Elizabeth Gilbert
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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