Summer at Tiffany LP
Publish date: April 10th 2007
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Do you remember the best summer of your life? New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson and her best friend, Marty Garrett, arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to find summer positions as shopgirls. Turned away from the top department stores, they miraculously find jobs a...
This is a sweet memoir of a young, naive Iowa college girl and her best friend going to the “big” city in the summer of 1945. The detailed descriptions of the sights and sounds of the city painted an authentic picture of New York City near the end of WWII. I felt I joined Marjorie and Marty as t...
I absolutely loved this – devoured it in about three days. For me it was a charming little time capsule of a book. Fair warning though – this is not a thrill a minute page turner. It’s an earnest and sweet account of one girl’s unforgettable summer in New York City – working at Tiffany for $20 a w...
A gentle, sweet memoir about the summer of 1945 when Hart and her best friend became the first female floor employees at Tiffany in New York. So nostalgic and warm, full of beautiful girls, glamourous movie stars and doomed soldiers. Highly recommended.
Summer at Tiffany is Marjorie Hart’s story of the greatest summer of her life, the summer of 1945, when she and a friend traveled to New York City and worked for twelve weeks at Tiffany. Marjorie’s story is full of the joy and wonder she felt while being in the big city.
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