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Lillian Boxfish takes a walk, Kathleen Rooney

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Lillian Boxfish takes a walk
Title
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Rooney
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"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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Title
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk
Creator
Summary
Embarking on a walk across Manhattan on New Year's Eve in 1984, eighty-five-year-old Lillian Boxfish recalls her long and eventful life, which included a brief reign as the highest-paid advertising woman in America, whose career was cut short by marriage and loss
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Genre
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Character
Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10541411
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.O676
LC item number
L55 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Kathleen Rooney
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk, Kathleen Rooney
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Lillian Boxfish takes a walk, Kathleen Rooney
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410499660
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2017001363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat13
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • ocn970396407
  • (OCoLC)970396407
  • 1407413

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