The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street : a novel / Susan Jane Gilman.

By: Gilman, Susan Jane [author.]
Material type: TextTextEdition: First trade editionDescription: 518 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 9780446696944; 0446696943Subject(s): Russians -- United States -- Fiction | Immigrant children -- Fiction | Businesswomen -- Fiction | Women television personalities -- Fiction | Ice cream industry -- Fiction | Celebrities -- Fiction | Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction | Abandoned children -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: Lillian's rise to fame and fortune spans seventy years and is inextricably linked to the course of American history itself, from Prohibition to the disco days of Studio 54. Yet Lillian Dunkle is nothing like the whimsical motherly persona she crafts for herself in the media. Conniving, profane, and irreverent, she is a supremely complex woman who prefers a good stiff drink to an ice cream cone. And when her past begins to catch up with her, everything she has spent her life building is at stake.
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First published in hardcover in 2014 by the Hachette Book Group.

Includes reading group guide.

Includes bibliographical references.

Lillian's rise to fame and fortune spans seventy years and is inextricably linked to the course of American history itself, from Prohibition to the disco days of Studio 54. Yet Lillian Dunkle is nothing like the whimsical motherly persona she crafts for herself in the media. Conniving, profane, and irreverent, she is a supremely complex woman who prefers a good stiff drink to an ice cream cone. And when her past begins to catch up with her, everything she has spent her life building is at stake.

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