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My Mrs. Brown

William D. Norwich

My Mrs. Brown

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dresses,
  • Fiction

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    Called upon to inventory the estate of a wealthy woman, Emilia Brown, a frugal and unnoticed woman in small-town Rhode Island, discovers an exquisitely tailored Oscar de la Renta dress in the woman"s collection and changes her life to be able to purchasethe dress.

    Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Norwich
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3564.O778 M9 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 pages
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27208305M
    ISBN 10144238607X
    ISBN 109781442386075
    LC Control Number2015021899
    OCLC/WorldCa910826785


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This “immensely enjoyable tale of empowerment” (Patrick Henry Bass, NY1) about a gentle Rhode Island woman who makes her first journey to New York City to buy an exquisitely tailored dress “gets to the essence of why style matters” (Kate Betts).Early one September not long ago, a woman with a secret traveled to New York City in pursuit of a dream, to buy the most beautiful.

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If the dress is to give Mrs. Brown a voice, then she must prepare by making the daunting journey—both to the emerald city and within herself. Timeless, poignant, and appealing, My Mrs.

Brown is “a contemporary fairy tale a gentle rebuke to today’s hyped-up fashion culture” (The New York Times). Here is what author William Norwich says he wants his take away to be for My Mrs. Brown: that being an American grown-up is actually an honorable thing, that balance is OK, that loneliness is inevitable and that underneath the superficial there is a life for all people.

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