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The Manhattan girls : a novel of Dorothy Parker and her friends / Gill Paul.

Paul, Gill, (author.).

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  • 2 of 17 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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  • 7 current holds with 17 total copies.

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7 current holds with 17 total copies.

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Hudson (Fontana) F PAUL (Text) 39493109887499 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/08/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063161757
  • ISBN: 0063161753
  • Physical Description: x, 381, 20 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022].

Content descriptions

General Note:
"P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Back cover.
Includes Meet the author, historical afterword, what happened next, reading group guide, further reading (& watching)
Summary, etc.:
New York City 1921: The war is over, fashions are daring, and bootleg liquor is abundant. Here four extraordinary women form a bridge group that grows into a firm friendship. Dorothy Parker: renowned wit, member of the Algonquin Round Table, and more fragile than she seems. Jane Grant: first female reporter for the New York Times, and determined to launch a new magazine she calls The New Yorker. Winifred Lenihan: beautiful and talented Broadway actress, a casting-couch target. And Peggy Leech: magazine assistant by day, brilliant novelist by night. Their romances flourish and falter while their goals sometimes seem impossible to reach and their friendship deepens against the backdrop of turbulent New York City, where new speakeasies open and close, jazz music flows through the air, and bathtub gin fills their glasses. They gossip, they comfort each other, and they offer support through the setbacks. But their biggest challenge is keeping their dear friend Dottie safe from herself.
Subject: Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967 > Fiction.
Grant, Jane C., 1892-1972 > Fiction.
Lenihan, Winifred, -1964 > Fiction.
Leech, Margaret, 1893-1974 > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Nineteen twenties > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Novels.

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