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Borrowed Finery: A Memoir
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Paula Fox (1923-2017) is the author of the memoirs The Coldest Winter and Borrowed Finery, six novels, and a number of children's and young adult books, including the Newberry Award-winning children's book, The Slave Dancer. She lived in Brooklyn, New York.

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"Pointillist in detail, lapidary in method and brutal in effect...an eloquent, disturbing memoir." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times "Original and elegant...A celebration of resilience--both of character and of the memoir form." --Sandra Scofield, Chicago Tribune "Restrained yet unsparing...Fox is an accomplished writer, with a gift for penetrating to the heart of complex feelings and complicated situations." --Merle Rubin, Los Angeles Times Pointillist in detail, lapidary in method and brutal in effect...an eloquent, disturbing memoir. "Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times" Original and elegant...A celebration of resilience--both of character and of the memoir form. "Sandra Scofield, Chicago Tribune" Restrained yet unsparing...Fox is an accomplished writer, with a gift for penetrating to the heart of complex feelings and complicated situations. "Merle Rubin, Los Angeles Times"" "Pointillist in detail, lapidary in method and brutal in effect...an eloquent, disturbing memoir."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" "" "Original and elegant...A celebration of resilience--both of character and of the memoir form."--Sandra Scofield, "Chicago Tribune" "Restrained yet unsparing...Fox is an accomplished writer, with a gift for penetrating to the heart of complex feelings and complicated situations."--Merle Rubin, "Los Angeles Times"

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