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We Came Here to Shine

By: Susie Orman Schnall
Narrated by: Carly Robins, Dan Bittner, Lauren Fortgang, Susie Orman Schnall
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Publisher's summary

Set at the iconic 1939 New York World’s Fair, Susie Orman Schnall's We Came Here to Shine is historical fiction featuring two bold and ambitious women who navigate a world of possibility and find out what they're truly made of during a glorious summer of spectacle and potential.

“An ode to female friendship that pulses with momentum and left me breathless.” (Fiona Davis, national best-selling author of The Chelsea Girls)

“A remarkable novel about the challenges women face and the courage they must summon in order to lead the lives they deserve." (Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Two-Family House)

Gorgeous Vivi is the star of the Aquacade synchronized swimming spectacular, and plucky Max is a journalist for the fair's daily paper. Both are striving to make their way in a world where men try to control their actions and where secrets are closely kept. But when Vivi and Max become friends and their personal and professional prospects are put in jeopardy, they team up to help each other succeed and to realize their dreams during the most meaningful summer of their lives.

We Came Here to Shine is a story of ambition, friendship, and persistence with a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary NY World's Fair.

A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Griffin

©2020 Susie Orman Schnall (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

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