Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

The dollhouse : a novel The dollhouse : a novel / Fiona Davis (2016 fiction, F Davis)
Arriving at the famed Barbizon Hotel in 1952 where she is instantly rendered a misfit, a plain, self-conscious secretarial school student is befriended and introduced by a hotel maid to the city’s jazz and drug counterculture and is involved in a deadly skirmish that reverberates half a century later in the life of an obsessed journalist.