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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel



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Author
Rooney, Kathleen
Descriptors
Aging
Historical Fiction
Interpersonal Relationships
Memories
Older Adults
Location/Setting:
New York (City)
Time Period:
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
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Summary
It's New Year's Eve 1984 and 85-year-old Lillian Boxfish decides to take a walk around New York City. She actually walks 10 miles remembering her life writing copy for R.H. Macy's, her life with her husband and son, and her mental breakdown.
Critique
The novel, loosely based on real-life ad writer and poet Margaret Fishback, is a charming read.
ISBN
9781250113320
  iBistro
# of Pages
287
Published
2017
Formats
Reviewer's Initials: ED CO


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