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  • City of Girls

  • A Novel
  • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Narrated by: Blair Brown
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,183

Beloved author 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. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reader is amazing!

  • By Gilma M. Salazar on 06-07-19

Authenticity is golden!

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Reviewed: 06-07-19

Elizabeth Gilbert has created a wonderful, fruitful and very juicy story of a woman’s life through thick and thin from the 1940s and up in the glorious New York City. It’s expressed through the authentic voice, thoughts and actions of a woman named Vivian—with easter-eggs, I sense, to Liz’s own life. Yet again, like with “Eat, Pray, Love”, I am inspired to continue writing my own story—but now, to include e v e r y t h i n g. Thank you!

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