Summer At Tiffany by Marjorie HartSummer At Tiffany by Marjorie Hart

Summer At Tiffany

byMarjorie Hart

Paperback | April 10, 2007 | Large Print

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“Hart has a genuine gift for conveying the texture of midcentury Manhattan…. [She makes] the dilemmas of her own young life both compelling and contemporary.”<_o3a_p>

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“[A] glorious once upon a time fairytale come true….I loved every moment!”
  —Adriana Trigiani, author of Very Valentine<_o3a_p>

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A memoir acclaimed as “reminiscent of The Best of Everything and Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (BookPage), Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart is the true story of two best friends experiencing the time of their lives in New York City during the summer of 1945. The Cleveland Plain Dealer raves, “Hart writes about that stylish summer with verve, recollecting with a touching purity a magical summer in Manhattan, seen through the eyes of two 21-year-olds, just as the end of World War II approached.”<_o3a_p>

Marjorie Hart is the former chairman of the Fine Arts Department at the University of San Diego and a professional cellist. She lives in La Mesa, California.
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Title:Summer At TiffanyFormat:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.76 inPublished:April 10, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061233080

ISBN - 13:9780061233081

Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting Memoir Of A Simpler Time Marjorie Hart has detailed in this memoir her experiences of her and her girlfriend, Marty Garrett, being the first female pages at Tiffany in New York City during the summer of 1945. Marjorie and Marty were born and raised in Iowa and during their summer break from college, they decided to go to New York and find summer jobs and have some excitement during the final year of World War II. They had initially hoped to get sales clerking jobs at one of the big department stores such as Lord & Taylor or Saks Fifth Avenue, however, they were already fully staffed by the time the young women arrived in New York seeking jobs. With a reference from President Roosevelt’s public relations expert (an old friend of Marty’s father), they walked into Tiffany and landed themselves jobs. This book details Marjorie’s experiences, the highs and the lows, of working at Tiffany that summer, touring the city’s attractions, being in Times Square on V-J day and what life held in store for her and Marty after their adventurous summer in New York. It was definitely a simpler time, which is ironic when you think that there was a world war going on.
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely summer read! I loved this beautiful little summer memoir. It transports you right back to 1945 New York with it's sweet anecdotes and lovely description. I re-read it every summer!
Date published: 2015-06-12

Editorial Reviews

“Hart writes about that stylish summer with verve, recollecting with a touching purity a magical summer in Manhattan.”