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The dollhouse : a novel / Fiona Davis.

Davis, Fiona, 1966- author. (Author). Gilbert, Tavia, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville CD-BOOK F DAVIS F. (Text) 34706001527326 CD Books Checked out 10/03/2016
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch CD FIC DAVIS, FIONA (Text) 33946003126104 Fiction Audiobooks . 2nd Floor Checked out 10/12/2016
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville CDB FIC DAV (Text) 37323005276475 MEDIA Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster ABCD DAV Susp. Fic. (Text) 72436000117402 Audiobooks Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County CD F DAV (Text) 78731000494761 Adult Main Checked out 10/12/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524703165
  • ISBN: 1524703168
  • Physical Description: 8 sound discs (9 hours, 53 minutes) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Tavia Gilbert.
Summary, etc.: ""The Dollhouse. That's what we boys like to call it. The Barbizon Hotel for Women, packed to the rafters with pretty little dolls. Just like you." Fiona Davis's stunning debut novel pulls readers into the lush world of New York City's glamorous Barbizon Hotel for Women, where a generation of aspiring models, secretaries, and editors lived side-by-side while attempting to claw their way to fairy-tale success in the 1950s, and where a present-day journalist becomes consumed with uncovering a dark secret buried deep within the Barbizon's glitzy past. When she arrives at the famed Barbizon Hotel in 1952, secretarial school enrollment in hand, Darby McLaughlin is everything her modeling agency hall mates aren't: plain, self-conscious, homesick, and utterly convinced she doesn't belong--a notion the models do nothing to disabuse. Yet when Darby befriends Esme, a Barbizon maid, she's introduced to an entirely new side of New York City: seedy downtown jazz clubs where the music is as addictive as the heroin that's used there, the startling sounds of bebop, and even the possibility of romance. Over half a century later, the Barbizon's gone condo and most of its long-ago guests are forgotten. But rumors of Darby's involvement in a deadly skirmish with a hotel maid back in 1952 haunt the halls of the building as surely as the melancholy music that floats from the elderly woman's rent-controlled apartment. It's a combination too intoxicating for journalist Rose Lewin, Darby's upstairs neighbor, to resist--not to mention the perfect distraction from her own imploding personal life. Yet as Rose's obsession deepens, the ethics of her investigation become increasingly murky, and neither woman will remain unchanged when the shocking truth is finally revealed"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women journalists > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
Housekeepers > Crimes against > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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