[PDF / Epub] ☆ City of Girls By Elizabeth Gilbert – E17streets4all.co.uk 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 Pe In 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 City of PDF \ 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 restNow 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 Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a uniue love story set in the New York City theater world during the s 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 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 PENHemingway award and her novel Stern Men was a New York Times notable book Her book The Last American Man was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critic’s City of PDF \ Circle Award Her memoir Eat Pray Love spent weeks in the .
- 470 pages
- City of Girls
- Elizabeth Gilbert
- 10 August 2016 Elizabeth Gilbert