Download Astor Place Vintage-A Novel by Stephanie Lehmann
Publication Date: June 11, 2013
Amanda Rosenbloom, proprietor of Astor Place Vintage, thinkssheson just another call to appraise and possibly purchaseclothing from a wealthy, elderly woman. But after discovering a journal sewninto a fur muff, Amanda gets much more than she anticipated. The pages of thejournal reveal the life of Olive Westcott, a young woman who had moved toManhattan in 1907. Olive was set on pursuing a career as a department storebuyer in an era when Victorian ideas, limiting a womanssphere to marriage and motherhood, were only beginning to give way to modernways of thinking. As Amanda reads the journal, her life begins to unravel untilshe can no longer ignore this voice from the past. Despite being separated byone hundred years, Amanda finds shes connected to Olive in ways neithercould ever have imagined.