Praise for ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE
ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE is on the KIRKUS list of BEST NOVELS FOR SUMMER READING!
“The author combines an impressive knowledge of history, sociology and psychology to create an intellectually and emotionally rewarding story.” — Kirkus Reviews
“…vividly captures the atmosphere of early 20th-century Manhattan and seamlessly weaves the past with the present. Readers who like their women’s fiction to combine elements of history and fashion (e.g., Isabel Wolff’s A Vintage Affair and Kate Alcott’s The Dressmaker) will delight in this appealing novel.” — Library Journal
“…an addictively readable novel. New York City will never look the same to me after reading ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE.” — Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House
“Insightful, charming, and wholly entertaining.” — Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner
“Anyone who loves vintage clothing, feels the pull of nostalgia, and has a taste for retro will be utterly transported by this wise and wonderful novel.” — Pamela Redmond, author of The Possibility of You
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How We Got Here
I loved going back in time to research the historical sections of ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE. Getting a feel for how they lived "back then" helps to make sense out of the way we live now. (To read a topic, hover over the photo and click on the left arrow)