by Elizabeth Gilbert
Reviewed by Janet:
It all begins in 1940, when Vivian Morris flunks out of Vassar. Her wealthy parents send her to New York City to live with her Aunt Peg, owner of a neighborhood theater in Midtown. Vivian immerses herself in this unconventional new life, and unintentionally causes a scandal that could destroy her world. Wonderfully colorful characters and a fascinating story during a glamorous time in New York City – what a wonderful place for a reader to spend some time!