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Park Avenue Summer by Renée Rosen

Park Avenue Summer

Park Avenue Summer by Renée Rosen
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Apr 30, 2019 | 368 Pages
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Praise for Park Avenue Summer:

“A timely behind-the-scenes look at the glamorous and cutthroat world of Cosmopolitan magazine in the 1960s, Park Avenue Summer is a smart and sexy homage to Helen Gurley Brown and her ‘girls’–a generation of women taking New York City by storm and inspiring those who came after them. Filled with wit, heart, and verve, Rosen’s novel dazzles and empowers. Simply wonderful!”–Chanel Cleeton, author of Next Year in Havana

“Renée Rosen is my go-to for whip-smart heroines who love their work. Park Avenue Summer is a delightful summer cocktail of a read!”–Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network

“Renee Rosen’s delightfully clever novel is full of heart and hope with a perfect dash of sass. Through the wonderfully depicted Helen Gurley Brown, struggling in her appointment as editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, and Alice Weiss, Gurley Brown’s loyal secretary, Rosen delivers a cast of complex and ambitious female protagonists to truly root for. The Devil Wears Prada meets Mad Men, Park Avenue Summer is pure joy from cover to cover. I loved it.”–Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home

“Once again Renée Rosen works her magic, transporting us to the offices of Helen Gurley Brown’s Cosmopolitan in 1960s New York, and the result is a delight. In Park Avenue Summer, Rosen brings the original Cosmo Girl, the people who surrounded her, and the era itself to fizzing, addictive, and fabulously entertaining life. Rosen’s command of historical detail is masterful; so, too, is her ability to create fictional characters, among them her heroine Alice, who are as fully realized and compelling as the beguiling Brown herself.”—Jennifer Robson, internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France

“A breezy, delightful novel that celebrates female friendship and ambition. With Park Avenue Summer, Renée Rosen brings legendary magazine editrix Helen Gurley Brown back to life and captures a beloved bygone era with acuity, wisdom, and heart.”–Jamie Brenner, bestselling author of The Forever Summer and The Husband Hour

“Pussycats, Renée Rosen brings Helen Gurley Brown to life with all her cunning, vision, and shocking frugality. Park Avenue Summer is both a breezy Girl-Takes-Manhattan fairy tale, and a crackling account of how a brazen editor–against her bosses’ better judgment–invented iconic Cosmopolitan Magazine. This novel perfectly captures the zeitgeist of 1965.”–Sally Koslow, author of Another Side of Paradise and bestselling author of The Late, Lamented Molly Marx

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