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Title: The Eleanor Roosevelt Girls
Publisher: Lyrebird Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
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The powerful story of Julia and Mallory, two friends from Sunnyside, Queens. When they are twelve they form a club named after their hero, Eleanor Roosevelt . Its members are neighborhood girls, Catholics and Jews. In weekly meetings they share their dreams and hopes for the future. They grow up. Julia and Mallory head for Manhattan and the glittering worlds of literature and fashion. Other members go off in different directions. Then something unexpected happens, forcing them into a series of dangerous and heroic acts. A novel of courage and friendship spanning over a half century of changing times.About the Author:
Bonnie Bluh has been a singer, actor and performer since she was three. Her books are Woman to Woman, Banana, The Old Speak Out and the recently acclaimed novel, The Eleanor Roosevelt Girls. She is co-editor of Broadways's Fabulous Fifties. Bluh's numerous plays include, The Day God Died, A Lifetime Policy and N, My Name is Nicki. Bluh has acted on television and movies. Her one-woman show Celebrating Me has been performed at the Eugene O'Neil Center and other theatre spaces both here and abroad.
Bluh has been a guest on over seventy radio and TV shows; has lectured in the U.S. and abroad; and has conducted writing seminars in Russia, Sweden and Israel. She has taught writing and conducted creative writing sessions and improvisational workshops for adults and children.
Listed in Who's Who and Contemporary Authors, Bluh is a member of the Authors Guild, Dramatists Guild and AFTRA. She has been a book reviewer, an Emmy Award Judge, a consultant for the Lincoln Repertory Theatre and a longtime mentor for the Young Writer's Institute. Bluh has lived in cities from coast to coast and in Ireland, Israel and Spain. The mother of three sons she presently resides in New York City.
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