Sima's Undergarments for Women

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Wheeler Pub., 2009 - 439页
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In a hidden bra shop in Brooklyn, one woman's fifty-year-old secret comes unhooked.
There are some life-long quests that all women have in common-meaningful work, true love, and a bra that doesn't leave red marks on your skin. With a gracefulness evocative of Amy Bloom and Alice McDermott, prizewinning writer Ilana Stanger-Ross has created a secret underground New York sisterhood where women of every shape and creed can come to share their milestones, laughter, loves, and losses against a backdrop of discount lingerie.
In the comfort of her Brooklyn basement bra shop, Sima Goldner teaches other women to appreciate their bodies, but feels betrayed by her own. Shamed by her infertility and a secret from her youth, she has given up on happiness and surrendered to a bitter marriage. But then Timna, a young Israeli with enviable cleavage, becomes the shop seamstress. As the two serve the colorful customers of the orthodox Jewish neighborhood, Sima finds herself awakened to adventure and romance. Years after giving up on their marriage, Sima and her husband, Lev, must decide if what they have is worth saving.

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Sima runs a lingerie shop in the basement of her Brooklyn home. She has a knack for making women feel good about themselves by choosing the right pieces. Upstairs is her husband Lev. Childless because ... 阅读完整评价

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I just don't know what to say about this book. The main character (Sima)'s obsession with her new assistant (Timna) is just plain weird. She starts following Timna home, rummaging through her purse ... 阅读完整评价

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