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The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life through the Pages of a Lost Journal
by Lily Koppel

Published: 2008-04-01
Hardcover : 320 pages
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  "True tales from a young girl's diary written in 1920's New York."by corron (see profile) 11/22/09

The subject matter and setting were very interesting but the story was told by a reporter, not a novelist. Often plodding it still kept me reading, waiting to see what new surprising and often shocking... (read more)

 
  "Red Leather Diary"by cyin2020 (see profile) 11/19/09

 
  "couldn't finish it"by scribread (see profile) 11/19/09

 
  "The diary of a 1930's privileged Jewish teen living in NYC"by lollygil (see profile) 01/30/09

Interesting to enter into the private world of Florence Wolfson, and step back in time to NYC's flapper days, but not a topic for discussion.

 
  "A life is rediscovered in a 75-year old diary when it is returned to its original owner"by Rikita (see profile) 05/20/08

One of the very best books that I have read in the longest time. The author has captured the world of a young New Yorker who was committed to a life of art and literature and love. It is a s... (read more)

 
  "New York Through The Eyes of an Artist"by bookey (see profile) 05/18/08

As a NY'er I really enjoyed the detail of the historical districts. I've never envisioned NY the way Florence has. The book was so well written by the author, one feels as though you are spe... (read more)

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