We Came Here To Shine: A Novel

June 16, 2020|
We Came Here To Shine: A Novel by Susie Orman Schnall
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Set at the iconic 1939 New York World''s Fair, Susie Orman Schnall''s We Came Here to Shine is historical fiction featuring two bold and ambitious women who navigate a world of possibility and find out what they''re truly made of during a glorious summer of spectacle and potential.

"An ode to female friendship that pulses with momentum and left me breathless." -Fiona Davis, national bestselling author of The Chelsea Girls

"A remarkable novel about the challenges women face and the courage they must summon in order to lead the lives they deserve." -Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Two-Family House

Gorgeous Vivi is the star of the Aquacade synchronized swimming spectacular and plucky Max is a journalist for the fair''s daily paper. Both are striving to make their way in a world where men try to control their actions and where secrets are closely kept. But when Vivi and Max become friends and their personal and professional prospects are put in jeopardy, they team up to help each other succeed and to realize their dreams during the most meaningful summer of their lives.

Perfect for fans of Taylor Jenkins Reid and Beatriz Williams, We Came Here to Shine is a story of ambition, friendship, and persistence with a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary NY World''s Fair.

SUSIE ORMAN SCHNALL grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Her writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, POPSUGAR, Writer''s Digest, and Glamour. She is also the author of The Subway Girls and of the award-winning novels On Grace and The Balance Project. S...
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Title:We Came Here To Shine: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 8.31 X 5.44 X 1.04 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 8.31 X 5.44 X 1.04 in
Published:June 16, 2020
Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250169785

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