Marjorie Hart, author of Summer at Tiffany, on tour June 2010

Posted By on April 17, 2010

About Summer at Tiffany

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Avon A (March 30, 2010)

New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson and her best friend, Marty Garrett, arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to find summer positions as shopgirls. Turned away from the top department stores, they miraculously find jobs as pages at Tiffany & Co., becoming the first women to ever work on the sales floor, a diamond-filled day job replete with Tiffany-blue shirtwaist dresses from Bonwit Teller’s—and the envy of all their friends.

Looking back on that magical time in her life, Marjorie takes us back to when she and Marty rubbed elbows with the rich and famous, pinched pennies to eat at the Automat, experienced nightlife at La Martinique, and danced away their weekends with dashing midshipmen. Between being dazzled by Judy Garland’s honeymoon visit to Tiffany, celebrating VJ Day in Times Square, and mingling with Café society, she fell in love, learned unforgettable lessons, made important decisions that would change her future, and created the remarkable memories she now shares with all of us.

About Marjorie

Marjorie Hart, now 86, is the former chairman of the Fine Arts Department at the University of San Diego, a professional cellist, and author of Summer at Tiffany. She lives in La Mesa, California.

Connect with Marjorie:

• On her website
• On Twitter: @tiffanylady

Marjorie’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS

Wednesday, June 2nd: Heart 2 Heart

Thursday, June 3rd: Til We Read Again

Monday, June 7th: Reading on a Rainy Day

Wednesday, June 9th: Library Queue

Thursday, June 10th: Lisa’s Yarns

Tuesday, June 15th: Chocolate & Croissants

Wednesday, June 16th: Couture Carrie

Monday, June 21st: Grayson: A Different Shade of Gray

Tuesday, June 22nd: Beauty Parler

Wednesday, June 23rd: Dress Design Décor

Tuesday, June 29th: Solo Lisa

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