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Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

This wonderful book is based on the life of Margaret Fishback, the renowned chief copywriter at Macy’s Department Store, as well as a poet. Ms. Fishback was a woman way before her time. She stated publicly that she did not need a husband to have a full life and then commenced to show the world.

This fiction book based on her life takes place on the last day of 1984. Mr. Boxfish is 85 years old. She had always been a zealous walker. So she sets off on her walk through Manhattan. She encounters many people on her New Year’s Eve walk while recalling a long and eventful life. Her career was cut short by her marriage, divorce and eventually a breakdown.

New York City, is and always has been, on my bucket list, and I am hopeful I will make it there someday. This remarkable book gave me a glimpse of NYC, specifically the Manhattan of yesterday and today.

10 thoughts on “Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk”

  1. I have followed you on Twitter and you have not followed back. If you do not want to that is fine. There are so many glitches in Twitter, you may not have noticed. Since you indicated you were interested in reading my books, I do hope you were able to download them during the recent giveaway via Amazon. I did send you an email and do not know if you received it. Hope all is well with you. Enjoy the day.

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      1. Yes, it is. I am also not seeing your comments in my email, which is standard for WP. Seems there are too many glitches on these social media sites. I do use Goodreads when I do giveaways and check in once a month. That site is a bit confusing. I did follow you on Twitter. I see my third follow of your blog has finally taken. Twitter and WordPress do not respond to help questions. Enjoy the week ahead.

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  2. I hope you get to go to NYC at least once. Maybe you can find a deal. You can see a lot in a long weekend on the off season. Autumn is the most lovely time in NYC. I also loved the Lillian Boxfish book. Enjoy the day.

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  3. I enjoyed this book too. NYC is an interesting place to visit. I have been to Arizona three times and love it there. I do hope you get to see NYC since there is much charm and culture. Chinatown, SoHo, the museums, restaurants are amazing. There is so much to see. Make sure you have a buddy with you. Enjoy the day.

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    1. I would love to go to NYC as well. It’s been on my bucket list for some time. There are some beautiful cities in Arizona. We love it out here. Thanks for your comment. I really loved Lillian Boxfish and her reminiscences.

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