Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

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“Illuminates the experience of an entire generation of women . . . This small gem of a book is worthy of a Tiffany box.” —The New York Times Book Review
“A memoir every reader will wish to copy in her own size.” —Glamour
“Ilene Beckerman’s sleek little memoir . . . strikes a startling chord. . . . Unsettling and oddly powerful.” —People
“Surprisingly poetic.” —Entertainment Weekly
“[A] poignant biography. . . . This little book will charm anyone with an interest in style.” —USA Today 
The book behind the Off-Broadway sensation, adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron.
Ilene Beckerman’s runaway bestseller articulates something all women know: that our memories are often tied to our favorite clothes. From her Brownie uniform to her Pucci knockoff to her black strapless Rita Hayworth-style dress from the Neiman Marcus outlet store, Ilene Beckerman tells us the story of her life.


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In a volume originally intended just for friends, the author reflects on her fortunes and misfortunes through the clothes she has worn, clothes that have expressed her hopes and dreams--from her Brownie uniform to her first maternity dress. Reprint.

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005
Edition: First paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1995
ISBN: 9781565124752
Branch Call Number: 391.0097 BECKE BECKE
Characteristics: 139 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: c1995


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May 21, 2015

a charming read she went back and related the bitter with the sweet and being thought of as a loose women by those snooty Ivy League girls.....priceless.


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