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The Roaring Days of Zora Lily

A Novel

by Noelle Salazar

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The Roaring Days of Zora Lily by Noelle Salazar
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A historical novel telling the uplifting story of a young aspiring fashion designer in the Roaring Twenties.

Bestselling writer Noelle Salazar is the author of the previous novels The Flight Girls and Angels of the Resistence. The Roaring Days of Zora Lily was popular with our First Impressions reviewers, earning a 5-star rating from 15 out of 18 readers.

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The story opens in 2023, when Sylvia, a costume conservator with the Smithsonian Museum of American History, finds a hidden tag on one of the dresses to be displayed, and asks, "Who the hell is Zora Lily?" The author then takes us on a wonderful journey through the 1920s in Seattle. Zora's life is not easy, helping her mother earn money through sewing and mending, and watching her younger siblings. But she has dreams, and despite setbacks, she won't give up realizing them. With her best friend Rose encouraging her, Zora begins going to the clubs downtown, seeing a world foreign to her, one that eventually opens ...

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