The Resource Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel, Kathleen Rooney

Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel, Kathleen Rooney

Label
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel
Title
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Rooney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk... paints a portrait of a remarkable woman across the canvas of a changing America: from the Jazz Age to the onset of the AIDS epidemic; the Great Depression to the birth of hip-hop. Lillian figures she might as well take her time. For now, after all, the night is still young"--
  • Lillian Boxfish took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. 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. Manhattan is grittier now, but the quick-tongued poetess has never been one to scare easily. 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
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rooney, Kathleen
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City and town life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Older women
  • Reminiscing
  • City and town life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Older women
  • Reminiscing
  • Women poets
  • New York (State)
Label
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel, Kathleen Rooney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-287)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 287 pages
Isbn
9781250113320
Lccn
2016036418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 1545225
  • 1502485
  • (OCoLC)947146232
  • 1291897
  • (OCoLC)ocn947146232
Label
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel, Kathleen Rooney
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-287)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 287 pages
Isbn
9781250113320
Lccn
2016036418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 1545225
  • 1502485
  • (OCoLC)947146232
  • 1291897
  • (OCoLC)ocn947146232

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