A WINDOW FOR JULIE by Phyllis A. Whitney


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A career book, with a new slant -- designing of department store windows. Julie has a job in the store, but is not particularly happy in it. Then she discovers that something in her responds to the challenge of planning and executing windows, that there she finds herself. She learns that it is not arrived at in a jump, that success comes the hard way, that window dressing is an art. And then -- in conflict with this, she finds the pull towards marriage on the one hand (which of two men?) and on the other hand, the challenge of tackling some job that is in the picture of a world at war. The story ends with the question unanswered. Is it to be followed by a sequel? A little more love interest, just a touch more sophistication, and this would measure up with run-of-the-mill women's magazine fiction. As it stands, it is a good girls' story.

Pub Date: Oct. 5th, 1943
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin