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Lillian Boxfish takes a walk

Author: Kathleen Rooney
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Picador editionView all editions and formats
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"She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, 'in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it.' Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her way to a party ... On a walk that takes her over 10 miles around the city, she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Margaret Fishback; Margaret Fishback
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Rooney
ISBN: 9781250151162 1250151163
OCLC Number: 1048335315
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in 2016 by St. Martin's Press.
"A novel."
Description: x, 287 pages : map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kathleen Rooney.

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"She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, 'in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it.' Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her way to a party ... On a walk that takes her over 10 miles around the city, she meets bartenders, bodega clerks, security guards, criminals, children, parents, and parents-to-be, while reviewing a life of excitement and adversity, passion and heartbreak, illuminating all the ways New York has changed--and has not"--Amazon.com.

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