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  • The Red Leather Diary Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal
  • Lily Koppel
  • English
  • 18 March 2019
  • 9780061256783

Lily Koppel ´ 8 REVIEW

REVIEW ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Lily Koppel REVIEW È The Red Leather Diary Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal Lily Koppel ´ 8 REVIEW K to the girl she once was rediscovering a lost self that burned with artistic fervorJoining intimate interviews with original diary entries The Red Leather Diary is an evocative and entrancing work that recreates the romance and glitter sophistication and promise of 1930s New York bringing to life the true story of a precocious young woman who dared to follow her drea. I enjoyed this book That being said it was not great by any stretch It was almost as if the author just described and described things but nothing ever actually happened And the things that did happen weren t really stories just descriptions The concept was very neat although I wish that images from the diary had been used ie her hand written wordsstory The format is where the author Lily Koppel would give an excerpt from the diary and then follow it with a long description that sometimes wasn t that interesting Maybe it is just a hard thing to do to make someone s un connected thoughts and musings into a whole book I think it would have been better in first person also Now I sound like I didn t like it but I did Just my observations The Ira War Strategy Tactics and Military Lessons Csis Significant Issues Series Csis Significant Issues Series once was rediscovering a lost self that burned with artistic fervorJoining intimate interviews with Black Blue #3 original diary entries The Red Leather Diary is an evocative and entrancing work that recreates the romance and glitter sophistication and promise The Moe Manifesto of 1930s New York bringing to life the true story Positive Church in a Negative World of a precocious young woman who dared to follow her drea. I enjoyed this book That being said it was not great by any stretch It was almost as if the author just described and described things but nothing ever actually happened And the things that did happen weren t really stories just descriptions The concept was very neat although I wish that images from the diary had been used ie her hand written wordsstory The format is where the author Lily Koppel would give an excerpt from the diary and then follow it with a long description that sometimes wasn t that interesting Maybe it is just a hard thing to do to make someone s un connected thoughts and musings into a whole book I think it would have been better in first person also Now I sound like I didn t like it but I did Just my Prince Philip Revealed observations

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The Red Leather Diary Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

REVIEW ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Lily Koppel REVIEW È The Red Leather Diary Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal Lily Koppel ´ 8 REVIEW “A world straight from the pages of an F Scott Fitzgerald novel An extraordinary story about coming of age following your dreams and discovering or rediscovering who you are were and want to be”  ParadeRescued from a Dumpster on the Upper West Side of Manhattan a discarded diary brings to life the glamorous forgotten world of an extraordinary young womanOpening t. Lily Koppel then 22 has just moved to New York to work for the Times The superintendent of her brownstone has decided once and for all to move years of forgotten items to the dumpster Of these items is a red leather diary inside of a trunk that Lily rescues The diary s author is a nonagenarian named Florence Howitt nee Wolfson I find the 14 19 year old Florence to be a sophisticated woman for her time Not only did she receive a bachelors from Hunter College and a masters from Barnard during the depression she also became a successful artist and writer Most women of the age if they attended college at all were happy to receive their Mrs degree Additionally Florence was well versed in all the art forms of the day and at 91 can still uote the masters of her youth Also she was accomplished in tennis and horseback riding which were not viewed as feminine pastimes 80 years ago Florence looking back says that after marriage she lead an ordinary life in the Connecticut suburbs Reading about young Florence her life and relationships seems anything but normal She might not have accomplished all she set out at 14 but she seems to have lived a full life As she and Lily both say the diary is her gift The one drawback I have noticed from other reviews is that the prose jumps from Lily s voice to Florence s I don t find that to be choppy after all this is a diary If anything Lily s commentary keeps us rooted in the present in an otherwise window to the past I would recommend this book It offers us a glimpse into 1930s America Usually this era is viewed as the gloomy depression We are not given snapshots of people who managed to achieve despite the bleakness of the decade Red Leather Diary manages to do that by giving us a life just beginning with little mention of the despair that most have heard about many times Thank you Florence for sharing your diary and Lily for putting it in book form A light and charming read I rate this memoir 35 stars Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of age following your dreams and discovering The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats #1 or rediscovering who you are were and want to be”  ParadeRescued from a Dumpster Sylvia Pankhurst on the Upper West Side Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of Manhattan a discarded diary brings to life the glamorous forgotten world Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction (Tuttle Martial Arts) of an extraordinary young womanOpening t. 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REVIEW ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Lily Koppel REVIEW È The Red Leather Diary Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal Lily Koppel ´ 8 REVIEW He tarnished brass lock of a red leather diary found in the basement of a New York City apartment building New York Times writer Lily Koppel embarked on a journey into the past Compelled by the hopes and heartaches captured in the pages Koppel set out to find the diary’s owner a 90 year old woman named Florence Eventually reunited with her diary Florence ventured bac. I love that this journal was found in a dumpsteralmost gone forever but found And that Lily Koppel found the owner of the diary and returned it to herI was intrigued by all the treasures that were found in the steamer trunks and this journal added a voice to the other treasuresI loved the photos that were included in the book and all the historical information on ManhattanHow wonderful for Florence who had such a passion for literature in her schoolcollege years to now have a story of her own her story almost forgotten and never toldAlthough I think I may have enjoyed it if told by her in her own wordsIt wasnt an Oh My God I cant put it down kind of book for me hence the 3 stars not 4 or 5But I did enjoy the peek into a privileged teen girl s life in Manhattan in the late 20 searly 30 s and the fact that this journal was reunited with its owner after so many yearsI enjoyed meeting Lily Koppel about 2 weeks ago and hearing the story of how she came to find the journal and eventually Florence Spieserye of a red leather diary found in the basement Feral of a New York City apartment building New York Times writer Lily Koppel embarked Krismis van Map Jacobs on a journey into the past Compelled by the hopes and heartaches captured in the pages Koppel set Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods out to find the diary’s Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche owner a 90 year Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, #1) old woman named Florence Eventually reunited with her diary Florence ventured bac. I love that this journal was found in a dumpsteralmost gone forever but found And that Lily Koppel found the Mensa Riddles Conundrums owner Julie of the Wolves of the diary and returned it to herI was intrigued by all the treasures that were found in the steamer trunks and this journal added a voice to the The Right Swipe other treasuresI loved the photos that were included in the book and all the historical information Touched on ManhattanHow wonderful for Florence who had such a passion for literature in her schoolcollege years to now have a story Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa #2 of her Ugly Fish own her story almost forgotten and never toldAlthough I think I may have enjoyed it if told by her in her The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives own wordsIt wasnt an Oh My God I cant put it down kind Little Gods of book for me hence the 3 stars not 4 Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 owner after so many yearsI enjoyed meeting Lily Koppel about 2 weeks ago and hearing the story The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats #1 of how she came to find the journal and eventually Florence