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The Resource City of girls, Elizabeth Gilbert

City of girls, Elizabeth Gilbert

Label
City of girls
Title
City of girls
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gilbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the summer of 1940. 19-year-old Vivian Morris arrives in New York with her suitcase and sewing machine, exiled by her despairing parents. Although her quicksilver talents with a needle and commitment to mastering the perfect hair roll have been deemed insufficient for her to pass into her sophomore year of Vassar, she soon finds gainful employment as the self-appointed seamstress at the Lily Playhouse, her unconventional Aunt Peg's charmingly disreputable Manhattan revue theatre. There, Vivian quickly becomes the toast of the showgirls, transforming the trash and tinsel only fit for the cheap seats into creations for goddesses. Exile in New York is no exile at all: here in this strange wartime city of girls, Vivian and her girlfriends mean to drink the heady highball of life itself to the last drop
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1969-
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Gilbert, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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New York (N.Y.)
Label
City of girls, Elizabeth Gilbert
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781408867044
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9781408867044
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
City of girls, Elizabeth Gilbert
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781408867044
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9781408867044
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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      51.5059745 -0.2241114
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