Love, Loss, and What I Wore (Paperback)

By Ilene Beckerman

Algonquin Books, 9781565124752, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2005

List Price: 12.95*
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Ilene "Gingy" Beckerman's beloved and bestselling book has been adapted for the stage by Nora and Delia Ephron. The star-studded Off-Broadway show is receiving rave reviews, as did the book:

"Illuminates the experience of an entire generation of women. . . . This small gem of a book is worthy of a Tiffany box." -- The New York Times Book Review

"A memoir every reader will wish to copy in her own size." --Glamour

"Ilene Beckerman's sleek little memoir . . . strikes a startling chord. . . . Unsettling and oddly powerful." --People

"Surprisingly poetic." --Entertainment Weekly

" A] poignant biography. . . . This little book will charm anyone with an interest in style." --USA Today

Ilene Beckerman's runaway bestseller articulates something all women know: that our memories are often tied to our favorite clothes. From her Brownie uniform to her Pucci knockoff to her black strapless Rita Hayworth-style dress from the Neiman Marcus outlet store, Ilene Beckerman tells us the story of her life.