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feisty flneuse is You will learn about Lillians life as a Mad Woman, and the one she didnt anticipate as a wife and motherHer story takes a dark turn or two as well, and you will root for her as she responds with her signature wit and mettle There are beloved works in the canon of great literature featuring famous walkers James Joyces Ulysses and Virginia Woolfs Mrs Dalloway immediately come to mind One of the joys in reading them is the motley cast of characters our heroes and heroines encounter along the way, and Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk is no exception Whether its a bartender, a bodega employee, or a group of thugs, Lillian confronts them with the same infectious curiosity, compassion, and pluck Its a testament to Rooneys writing chops that youll want to walk with Lillian as she ponders, all the while paying homage to New York in its gritty glory Erin Kodicek, The Book ReviewA NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER Powells Best Books of 2017 Audible Best Books of 2017 Irresistiblefunny and touching.This witty and heartfelt ode to a city, to its infinite variety, to its melting pot of citizens not only enchants but offers an important lesson that human connections and work are what give life meaning Boston Globe Transportingwitty, poignant and sparkling People People Picks Book of the Week Prescient and quick.A perfect fusing of subject and writer, idea and ideal Chicago Tribune Lillians wide ranging meditations are reason enough to read this charming novel, but its also like taking a street level tour through six decades of New York New York Times I love this book.Just wonderful.A picture of a woman who tried and succeeded in making it in what was a mans profession Nancy Pearl ExtraordinaryhilariousElegantly written, Rooney creates a glorious paean to a distant literary life and timeand an unabashed celebration of human connections that bridge past and future Publishers Weekly starred and boxed Rooney s delectably theatrical fictionalization is laced with strands of tart poetry and emulates the dark sparkle of Dorothy Parker, Edna St Vincent Millay, and Truman Capote Effervescent with verve, wit, and heart, Rooneys nimble novel celebrates insouciance, creativity, chance, and valor Booklist starred review Effervescentsteeped in humanity and wit The Christian Science Monitor 10 Best Books of January Needle sharp.A delightful stroll with a colorful character Library Journal starred review Enchanting Rooney is clearly in her element here.Pre Mad Men, Lillian combines the smarts of Peggy Olson, the sex appeal of Joan Holloway, and a hefty dose of independence thats all her own FinancialTimes UK Illuminating.singularwonderful.The Philippine Star Past and present intermingle in Rooneys novel, distinguished by a careful shift from past to present tense but always unified by Lillians unfailingly witty, reflective voice BookReporter Charming Minneapolis Star Tribune Well written, funny, and wise,Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walkis one of those novels that once again remind us of the power and value of fiction Smoky Mountain News Easily the best gadding around town novel since Dawn Powell and Dorothy Parker Daniel Handler, author ofWhy We Broke UpandWe Are Pirates There is a little of Lillian Boxfish in all of us And if there isnt, there ought to be Julia Claiborne Johnson, author ofBe Frank With Me A lively, fictionalized version of Fishback s story with plenty of charm Kirkus Reviews If you are not charmed by Lillian Boxfish, then there may be no hope for you Bookpage Book of the Day This walk will sweep listeners off their feetseemingly effortless yet so compelling AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award winner Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk Kathleen Rooney A love letter to city life however shiny or sleazy Lillian by Rooney paints portrait of remarkable woman across the canvas changing America from Jazz Age onset AIDS epidemic Great Depression birth hip hop Novel I may have lost you already, but and her delightful will not Turns out, Ms is fascinating who has led life, details which she teases out before bidding adieu year LitLovers Rooney, St Martin s Press pp ISBN Summary She took New York storm, working way up writing copy for RH Macy become highest paid advertising in country Review Walk, Before November, what different experience it would be reading new novel poet, essayist memoirist WalkKathleen Book chibilee Storytelling After finishing book, couldn t help think grandparent storytelling about his rather sweet an old lady, once female copywriter, taking takes delightful, insightful octogenarian walks hometown City on Year Eve encounters good, bad ugly with opened mind that only person much can do interesting character study Boxfish, fictional inspired real Margaret Fishback entered workforce many women did rose one at Macmillan all its guts grandeur, Discussion How feelings regarding mother compare Aunt Sadie And how these relationships shapeLillian ambitions sense self What initially attracts poetry does remain significant 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    • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel
    • 2.2
    • 137
    • $0.00
    • 302 pages
    • Kathleen Rooney
    • English
    • 18 September 2016

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