It is 1924 and the jazz age is in full swing, even in Brooklyn, NY. Recently arrived from New Orleans, Beatrice Carr is working to establish a chic new dress shop in NYC’s famous borough, with help from Alice, the orphaned teenage ward she brought north with her. Down the block, newlywed Catherine is restless in her elegant brownstone, longing for a baby she cannot conceive. When Bea befriends Catherine and the two start to become close, Alice feels abandoned and envious, and runs away to Manhattan. Her departure sets into motion a series of events that will force each woman to confront the painful secrets of her past in order to move into the happier future she seeks. Moving from the bustling streets of early twentieth century New York City to late nineteenth-century Russia, and the lively quarters of New Orleans in the 1910s, The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights is a story of the families we are born into and the families we choose, and of the unbreakable bonds between women.
The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights
- From the Publisher
September 1, 2021
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