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  • City of Girls

  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Blair Brown
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 108
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 108

It is the summer of 1940. Nineteen-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.

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  • Another epic book

  • By Anonymous User on 19-07-2019

What a beautiful and beautifully told story!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-2019

The story was engulfing, fun and thoughtful. A love, a lifetime and such a strong, wonderfully independent central character.