Summer at Tiffany’s

March 25th. 2011

Finished reading a sweet, darling memoir written by an 82-year old women regarding the summer she and her best friend and fellow Kappa sister, jumped the train in Iowa and headed to Manhattan for a summer of adventure. Through some amazing good fortune these girls landed jobs at Tiffany’s (the first girls ever hired as pages in the 1940s male-dominated world of high end jewelry sales.) With the backdrop of WW II, glamourous Manhattan, and stores like Bonwit Teller, the memoir recaptures a glimpse into “The Greatest Generation” that many historians would have breezed past. At it root, this easy read is really a love letter to all things Tiffany. Delightful.

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