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Ilene "Gingy" Beckerman's beloved and bestselling book has been adapted for the stage by Nora and Delia Ephron. The star-studded Off-Broadway show is receiving rave reviews, as did the book:“Illuminates the experience of an entire generation of women. . . . This small gem of a book is worthy of a Tiffany box.” —The New York Times Book Review“A memoir every reader will wish to copy in her own size.” —Glamour“Ilene Beckerman’s sleek little memoir . . . strikes a startling chord. . . . Unsettling and oddly powerful.” —People“Surprisingly poetic.” —Entertainment Weekly“[A] poignant biography. . . . This little book will charm anyone with an interest in style.” —USA TodayIlene Beckerman’s runaway bestseller articulates something all women know: that our memories are often tied to our favorite clothes. From her Brownie uniform to her Pucci knockoff to her black strapless Rita Hayworth–style dress from the Neiman Marcus outlet store, Ilene Beckerman tells us the story of her life.
In a volume originally intended just for friends, the author reflects on her fortunes and misfortunes through the clothes she has worn, clothes that have expressed her hopes and dreams--from her Brownie uniform to her first maternity dress. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 139
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Social Science
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Ilene Beckerman
Street Date: April 8, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-4703