Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
A National Indie BestsellerShe took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up at R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian is on her way to a party. On a 10-mile walk through the city she reviews her life, illuminating all the ways her world has changed ― and has not.
Kathleen Rooney is the author of books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. She is a senior lecturer in English and Creative Writing at DePaul University in Chicago where she teaches, among other things, a workshop on The Writer as Urban Walker.