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City of girls : a novel / Elizabeth Gilbert.

Gilbert, Elizabeth 1969- (author.). Brown, Blair, (narrator.).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington BCD FIC GIL (Text to phone) 34055143520272 Adult Fiction CD Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield CD SPOKEN GIL (Text to phone) 36123144376629 Adult Fiction CD Checked out 01/30/2020
Somers Public Library BOOK/CD GIL (Text to phone) 34042145484707 Adult Book on CD Available -

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General Note: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Blair Brown.
Summary, etc.: In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, and no-nonsense stage manager. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand. Ultimately, though, it leads her to a new understanding of the kind of life she craves - and the kind of freedom it takes to pursue it. It will also lead to the love of her life, a love that stands out from all the rest. Now eighty-nine years old and telling her story at last, Vivian recalls how the events of those years altered the course of her life - and the gusto and autonomy with which she approached it.
Subject: Young women Fiction
Theaters Fiction
Entertainers Fiction
Scandals Fiction
Reminiscing in old age Fiction
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.

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