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Sheila Levine is dead and living in New York

Gail Parent

Sheila Levine is dead and living in New York

by Gail Parent

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Published by W.H. Allen in London (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York, Putnam, 1972.

    Statement(by)Gail Parent.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15056441M
    ISBN 100491008449
    OCLC/WorldCa16235972

    Several weeks ago, TCM played SHEILA LEVINE IS DEAD AND LIVING IN NEW YORK at one thirty in the morning. I set my alarm and woke up to watch it. Since then, I have become obsessed with this film. It is available to view on youtube via the Paramount Vault. It is also available for download for a fee via Amazon. This film debuted on Gail Parent SHEILA LEVINE IS DEAD AND LIVING IN NEW YORK 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York G. P. Putnam's Sons Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Owner's name FEP. Boards lightly soiled and discolored at edges. Corners bumped. Jacket has tears along all corners and spine. Rear panel has a 4" Rating: % positive.

    She decides to move from the suburbs to New York City. Now she has a roommate (Rebecca Dianna Smith), a job with a record company, and a self-imposed obligation to try to meet some men. One night she goes out to a singles bar and meets Sam (Roy Scheider), a nice-looking doctor. They have what is for him a one-night stand, but Sheila is smitten.   The book by Gail Parent was one of my favorite reads many, MANY years ago even if it was then what is now known as 'chick-lit'.I've always had a warm spot for SHEILA LEVINE IS DEAD AND LIVING IN NEW YORK (great title) even if I couldn't actually remember much about it except a vague good feeling. You get to a certain age and your memory refuses .

    Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother and ‎Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York () directed by Sidney J. Furie • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd/5(58). Read "Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York" by Gail Parent available from Rakuten Kobo. Meet Sheila Levine, she’s smart and funny, and her mother tells her she’s beautiful But her skirt’s always a bit Brand: ABRAMS.


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Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Meet Sheila Levine, she’s smart and f /5. Directed by Sidney J. Furie. With Jeannie Berlin, Roy Scheider, Rebecca Dianna Smith, Janet Brandt.

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Critic Reviews for Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York All Critics (2) | Rotten (2) Nothing is inventive, nothing is clever, and certain attempts at wit are just plain s: 2.

This is my all time favorite book. I found it on my mom's bookshelf in the '80s, thought the title was interesting and was soon engrossed in this funny, poignant story. I reread it every year. There is a little Sheila Levine in all of us, but you discover new Sheila traits in yourself as you get older - it's like reading your own bio.5/5.

Editions for Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Pape Cited by: 4. Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother and father to take an apartment with a nightclub-hopping roommate. Persuaded to go to a nightclub one night, she meets a doctor named Sam Stoneman who is on the hunt for a one. Parent, Gail: Book Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in New York by G Parent revd by M Levin.

SHEILA LEVINE IS DEAD AND LIVING IN NEW YORK is a novel that is more interesting than good. Word of mouth says that it was a best-seller in its time () but it is currently out of print. Not sure why a "classic" would be out of print, but there you go.

However, as an artifact of lost time I found the book fascinating/5(46). Gail Parent’s book was published inmade into a film inand has just been re-printed – because girls are still living in cities and chasing boys, and because Parent’s writing is. Sheila Levine decides on her thirtieth birthday that she is going to kill herself; the book is her suicide note, which moves from her childhood conditioning, through her experiences in college and as a young woman in New York until that fateful birthday, then switches into a real-time journal where Sheila plans her suicide and subsequent burial.5/5(2).

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I still - 27 years later-remember certain scenes, especially Sheila dancing with a broom to a song I think was called "Love Me or Love People" and her talk with Roy Scheider.

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