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Written By: Elizabeth Gilbert. Read By: Blair Brown. Unabridged Download Unabridged CDs. Unabridged CDs. Unabridged Download. Apple Books Audible Audiobooks. See retailer for details. Written by: Elizabeth Gilbert. Read by: Blair Brown. Synopsis Praise. From the 1 New Girls sex Gilbert Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The ature of All Thingsa delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't have to be a good girl to be a good person.
Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret but mostly pleasureCity of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. Innineteen-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 characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, Girls sex Gilbert no-nonsense stage manager. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand.
Ultimately, though, it le 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 rest. Now eighty-nine 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.
Grab some champagne and toast…" — OprahMag. That may be the most radical thing about a novel that otherwise revels in the old-fashioned pleasures of storytelling — the right to fall down rabbit holes, and still find your own wonderland.
Not money, not the Darwinian struggle for survival, certainly not the family you are born with — passion is our raison d'etre. It's what makes us feel we are rocketing through the streets of New York City during the best days of our lives. She invites us to challenge the rules, hunt down adventure, and bear hug the highs and lows of life. The result is a wildly entertaining summertime romp.
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