The Russian Tea Room

The Russian Tea Room

A Love Story

Book - 1999
Rate this:
Coinciding with the opening of the glamorous, new Russian Tea Room, former owner Faith Stewart-Gordon's charming and revealing memoir shows why this legendary restaurant lives up to its reputation -- and then some.

Rudolph Nureyev told Time magazine that the Russian Tea Room was what he liked most about America. Carol Channing regularly dined there for lunch -- on mysterious items she'd bring herself in a lunchbox. Leonard Bernstein scribbled the first bars of "Fancy Free" there on a napkin. And Dustin Hoffman made his hilarious and unforgettable debut public appearance as a woman in the famous movie Tootsie at the Russian Tea Room.

Now, just in time for the Russian Tea Room's long-awaited reopening, comes this delightful, anecdote-rich story of the famed New York eatery. And more -- not just about a famous place, it is a true memoir, at times very funny, always touching, sometimes sad, and often revealing, about a brave and quirky young South Carolina woman, Faith Stewart-Gordon. Her journey from the early 1950s and acting on Broadway to her marriage to the Russian Tea Room owner, Sidney Kaye, and her subsequent struggles to oper

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999.
ISBN: 9780684859811
0684859815
Branch Call Number: 647.9509 STE
Characteristics: p. cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at ORL.

Try searching for The Russian Tea Room to see if ORL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top