Title: Letter from New York BBC Woman's Hour ...
Publisher: Moyer Bell and its subsidiaries
Publication Date: 1995
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
1992 Moyer Bell Limited; Hardcover in Dust Jacket; Stated First Edition; Tight, Clean, Unmarked Copy; Dust Jacket (NOT Price Clipped) w/ Very Faint Shelfwear Protected in Mylar Cover; Great Copy!!!; 0.65 x 8.86 x 5.81 Inches; 144 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 3606
Synopsis: For six years, Helene Hanff held captive audiences all over the world with her monthly broadcasts on the BBC's "Woman's Hour." In five-minute vignettes, she managed to convey the essential New York City: life in a high rise apartment building ("the last small town in America"); annals of Chester-the-Sheepdog, Duke, the German shepherd, and their friends; the tree-lighting, magic and music of Christmas in New York. We meet Arlene, Hanff's high-flying friend who's social life (and wardrobe) put Hanff's one-and-one-half room apartment and simple writer's life in perspective. We walk through Nina's garden, 16 stories up and witness famous New York rites of passage from the hysteria of St. Patrick's Day to Shakespeare's Garden and the neighbors who saved it, to block parties, with their "sizzling Italian sausages and shish kebab and flossy plates of pate and brie," all told in Hanff's inimitable style. We join Hanff as she flies to London to realize a lifetime dream at the Ambassador Theatre: opening night for the play, "84, Charing Cross Road." And we witness the elegant Arlene as she meets and falls in love with a New York City cop.
About the Author: Helene Hanff is the author of APPLE OF MY EYE, THE DUCHESS OF BLOOMSBURY STREET, LETTER FROM NEW YORK, Q'S LEGACY and UNDERFOOT IN SHOW BUSINESS. She wrote a number of books for young readers the best known being MOVERS AND SHAKERS and TERRIBLE THOMAS. Born in Philadelphia, Helene lived most of her life in New York City.
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