Jun 04, 2020
The Beginner's Book of Dreams
Posted by Elizabeth Benedict

This celebrated coming of age novel moves from Manhattan during the early days of Mad Men to the swinging, chaotic 1970s A sensitive girl burdened with her mother s drinking and long string of husbands becomes a special young woman when her best friend s family opens her eyes to art Esme Singer is a resilient girl from Los Angeles, new to Manhattan, who takes better careThis celebrated coming of age novel moves from Manhattan during the early days of Mad Men to the swinging, chaotic 1970s A sensitive girl burdened with her mother s drinking and long string of husbands becomes a special young woman when her best friend s family opens her eyes to art Esme Singer is a resilient girl from Los Angeles, new to Manhattan, who takes better care of her beautiful, alcoholic mother than her mother does of her A former fashion model and extra in the movies, her mother attracts a series of husbands and boyfriends as Esme watches in fascination and sometimes horror Esme s father comes and goes, forever riding the wave of the latest get rich quick scheme As Esme becomes a teenager, she turns to her friend Leah s cultured, exotic family for inspiration and solace especially Leah s father, a well known photographer who encourages Esme to cultivate her gifts Might art and a favorite teacher become the answer to some of her troubles The Beginner s Book of Dreams is an insightful, sophisticated, sometimes wickedly funny, always sharp eyed portrayal of a young woman inventing and discovering her own independent spirit.

  • Title: The Beginner's Book of Dreams
  • Author: Elizabeth Benedict
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 340
  • Format: ebook
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    The Beginner s Book of Dreams This celebrated coming of age novel moves from Manhattan during the early days of Mad Men to the swinging chaotic s A sensitive girl burdened with her mother s drinking and long string of husband

    Ronald Wise

    A coming of age story about Esme Singer, as she grows up in New York City with her mother and a series of step fathers, and while her natural father travels the country pursuing his dreams Esme struggles to establish her personal legitimacy while determined to not be like her parents I learned of this novel through a tibute to Benedict s birthday on Garrison Keillor s Writer s Almanac.


    Maria

    A coming of age story set in 70 s New York, about Esme Singer, who wants to be different from her parents She observes her mother s love affairs, her father s get rich quick schemes, while trying to define her own identity I picked up this book when I was 12 at a used books store I really love these sort of coming of age stories, so perhaps I m predisposed to like them, but it was pretty well written the peripheral characters are memorable I love the dialogue and years after, reading this again, [...]


    Elizabeth Benedict

    Splendid a bold, expressive view of growing up absurd in New York City a reminder of the capacity of the wounded human spirit to rise to the occasion, which is life The New York Times Book Review The wonder is that such a sad book could be such a joy to read Anne Tyler, Chicago Tribune My second novel, THE BEGINNER S BOOK OF DREAMS published by Knopf back in the 20th century , is being offered at 1.99 on a ebook promo by the publisher, in a campaign of novels about art In this case, it s photo [...]



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