Praise for ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE
*LIBRARY JOURNAL names ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE as a best novel for women readers in 2013.
*ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE is on the KIRKUS REVIEWS 2013 list of best novels for summer reading.
*PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY calls ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE “enchanting” in a starred review.
“In this work of feminist literary fiction… the author combines an impressive knowledge of history, sociology and psychology to create an intellectually and emotionally rewarding story.” — Kirkus Reviews
“First-class storytelling with an enticing dose of New York City history.” — Publisher’s Weekly
“…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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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)