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City of Girls

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Hardcover, 480 pages, Riverhead Books, List Price: $28 |


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Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love.