Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

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Ilene "Gingy" Beckerman's beloved and bestselling book has been adapted for the stage by Nora and Delia Ephron. The star-studded Off-Broadway show is receiving rave reviews, as did the book:

“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

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.

Baker & Taylor
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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