An astonishing, devastating memoir of a 1930s American childhood. A New York Times Best Book of 2001 Born in the 1920s to young, bohemian parents, Paula Fox was left at birth in a Manhattan orphanage. Rescued by her grandmother, Fox eventually landed with a gentle, poor minister in upstate New York. Uncle Elwood, as he came to be known, gave Paula a secure and loving home for many years, but her parents constantly re-surface. Her father is a good-looking, hard-drinking Hollywood screenwriter (among his credits is ...

Borrowed Finery 2003, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780007137237

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Borrowed Finery 2002, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780007137244

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