Thorndike Press

Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

  • Kathleen Rooney
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  • ISBN-10: 1410499669
  • ISBN-13: 9781410499660
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 438 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2017

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A National Indie Bestseller

She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up at R.H. Macy’s to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. Now it’s the last night of 1984 and Lillian is on her way to a party. On a 10-mile walk through the city she reviews her life, illuminating all the ways her world has changed ― and has not.


Customer Reviews

Extraordinary . . . hilarious . . . Elegantly written, Rooney creates a glorious paean to a distant literary life and time—and an unabashed celebration of human connections that bridge past and future.

— Publishers Weekly (starred and boxed)

Effervescent with verve, wit, and heart, Rooney’s nimble novel celebrates insouciance, creativity, chance, and valor.

— Booklist (starred)