The Show Girl

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Product Details

Price
$27.99  $26.03
Publisher
St. Martin's Press
Publish Date
Pages
400
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250200150

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About the Author

Born in England, Nicola Harrison moved to CA where she received a BA in Literature at UCLA before moving to NYC and earning an MFA in creative writing at Stony Brook. She is a member of The Writers Room, has short stories published in The Southampton Review and Glimmer Train and articles in Los Angeles Magazine and Orange Coast Magazine. She was the fashion and style staff writer for Forbes, had a weekly column at Lucky Magazine and is the founder of a personal styling business, Harrison Style.

Reviews

Full of surprises and romance, Harrison's novel keeps readers turning the pages...Fans of Elizabeth Gilbert's City of Girls will drink this up. --Booklist

Lush and evocative...she'll keep readers turning the pages. --Publishers Weekly

"Harrison creates a heady mix of history, drama and romance in a seductive novel guaranteed to transport the reader to a different place and time. -Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of All the Way We Say Goodbye

In The Show Girl, author Nicola Harrison paints her characters with such a precise brush and sympathetic strokes that they live long after the last page. -Betsy Carter, bestselling author of Lost Souls at The Neptune Inn

"Nicola Harrison brilliantly captures the last gasp of the roaring twenties in this indelible story of love and ambition." -Jamie Brenner, author of Blush

"Harrison beautifully portrays the trials and tribulations of a Ziegfeld Follies dancer in her new novel, which is brimming with juicy details of Roaring Twenties New York City. Fans of City of Girls will adore this exploration of love and ambition." -Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue

Harrison has created a heroine so complex and endearing, so utterly fearless and full of life, that readers will not be able to forget her. THE SHOW GIRL is a story as intricate and dazzling as one of Ziegfeld's legendary revues. -Lynda Cohen Loigman, USA Today bestselling author of The Two-Family House and The Wartime Sisters

"A delicious and entertaining exploration of the life of a Ziegfield girl with Harrison's trademark ability to plunge the reader deep into the experiences of her characters. The Show Girl is a fast-paced and engaging read that will leave readers giving a standing ovation to Olive and to all women who choose to live life on their own terms." -Susie Orman Schnall, author of The Subway Girls and We Came Here to Shine

Harrison has written an energetic, propulsive, delightful book. -Amy Poeppel, author of Small Admissions