BOOKS City Of Girls Elizabeth Gilbert Petrasrobert.eu From The 1 New York Times Bestselling Author Of Eat, Pray, Love And The Signature Of All Things, A Delicious Novel Of Glamour, Sex, And Adventure, About A Young Woman Discovering That You Don T Have To Be A Good Girl To Be A Good Person Life Is Both Fleeting And Dangerous, And There Is No Point In Denying Yourself Pleasure, Or Being Anything Other Than What You Are.Beloved Author Elizabeth Gilbert Returns To Fiction With A Unique Love Story Set In The New York City Theater World During The 1940s Told From The Perspective Of An Older Woman As She Looks Back On Her Youth With Both Pleasure And Regret But Mostly Pleasure , City Of Girls Explores Themes Of Female Sexuality And Promiscuity, As Well As The Idiosyncrasies Of True Love.In 1940, Nineteen Year Old Vivian Morris Has Just Been Kicked Out Of Vassar College, Owing To Her Lackluster Freshman Year Performance Her Affluent Parents Send Her To Manhattan To Live With Her Aunt Peg, Who Owns A Flamboyant, Crumbling Midtown Theater Called The Lily Playhouse There Vivian Is Introduced To An Entire Cosmos Of Unconventional And Charismatic Characters, From The Fun Chasing Showgirls To A Sexy Male Actor, A Grand Dame Actress, A Lady Killer Writer, And No Nonsense Stage Manager But When Vivian Makes A Personal Mistake That Results In Professional Scandal, It Turns Her New World Upside Down In Ways That It Will Take Her Years To Fully Understand Ultimately, Though, It Leads Her To A New Understanding Of The Kind Of Life She Craves And The Kind Of Freedom It Takes To Pursue It It Will Also Lead To The Love Of Her Life, A Love That Stands Out From All The Rest.Now Ninety Five Years Old And Telling Her Story At Last, Vivian Recalls How The Events Of Those Years Altered The Course Of Her Life And The Gusto And Autonomy With Which She Approached It At Some Point In A Woman S Life, She Just Gets Tired Of Being Ashamed All The Time, She Muses After That, She Is Free To Become Whoever She Truly Is Written With A Powerful Wisdom About Human Desire And Connection, City Of Girls Is A Love Story Like No Other.
Elizabeth Gilbert is an award winning writer of both fiction and non fiction Her short story collection Pilgrims was a finalist for the PEN Hemingway award, and her novel Stern Men was a New York Times notable book Her 2002 book The Last American Man was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critic s Circle Award Her memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, spent 57 weeks in the 1
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- City of Girls
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- 11 September 2019 Elizabeth Gilbert