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Kathleen Rooney
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Lillian Boxfish

Lillian Boxfish was an independent and successful career woman before these type of women were in fashion. Lillian is hugely successful as a young person, but throughout the decades, her brand of poetic, cerebral advertising copy becomes less and less relevant. As she ages into her 80s, Lillian finds herself becoming less relevant in the world, yet she struggles to choose a life in Maine with her son and grandchildren.

Lillian is born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of a lawyer and a proper lady. Lillian never wants to follow in the footsteps set out for her there, and from a young age, plans to move to New York City. In her twenties, she succeeds and starts earning a healthy living as a copywriter at Macy's. In her youth, she renounces love and marriage, but in her 30s, finds surprising love and domesticity with Max. Despite...

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