The Sub­way Girls

  • From the Publisher
March 29, 2018

A charm­ing sto­ry of two strong women, gen­er­a­tions apart, up against the same strug­gle to find bal­ance between love, hap­pi­ness, and ambi­tion. Dual-sto­ry­line based upon the fas­ci­nat­ing Miss Sub­ways con­test that ran in NYC 1941 – 1976.

In 1949 Brook­lyn, Char­lotte Fried­man is an ambi­tious 20-year-old Jew­ish col­lege senior. Her dream career in adver­tis­ing is shat­tered when her father demands she work for the fam­i­ly busi­ness. Mean­while, Char­lotte is swept into the glam­orous world of the Miss Sub­ways con­test, which promis­es irre­sistible oppor­tu­ni­ties with its Park Avenue lus­ter and local fame sta­tus. But when her new friend, the intrigu­ing and gor­geous fel­low-par­tic­i­pant Rose, does some­thing unfor­giv­able, Char­lotte must make a heart-wrench­ing deci­sion that will change the lives of those around her forever.

In 2018, out­spo­ken adver­tis­ing exec­u­tive Olivia is pitch­ing the NYC sub­ways account to save her job. When the charis­mat­ic boss she’s secret­ly in love with pits her against her misog­y­nis­tic neme­sis, Olivi­a’s search for the win­ning strat­e­gy leads her to the his­toric Miss Sub­ways cam­paign. Olivi­a’s unex­pect­ed con­nec­tion to Miss Sub­ways could save her job, and her future.

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