Red Leather Diary : Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

by Koppel, Lily Year Published: 2008 Call number 974.7 KOP

Journalist Lily Koppel describes her efforts to find the owner of a redleather diary, written in the early 1930s, found inside a steamer trunk in a New York apartment, and interweaves excerpts from the diary with the memories of now-ninety-year-old Florence Wolfson, shedding light on the life and hopes of a young woman of privilege during the Great Depression.