Contents: Chapter one: She'll Take Manhattan; Chapter two: Ask Dorothy; Chapter three: Go for Baroque; Chapter four: Get Well Soon; Chapter five: Living It Up; Chapter six: Bolts of Inspiration; Chapter seven: All Aboard; Chapter eight: My Dorothy
Carleton Varney grew up in Nahant, Massachusetts. After Varney graduated from Oberlin College, his studies took him to the University of Madrid and Europe. Upon returning to New York in 1962, he earned a Master's Degree in Education from New York University and later joined the decorating firm of Dorothy Draper and Company, Inc. Varney writes a regular syndicated column that appears in the 'Palm Beach Daily News'. He has published twenty-seven books on decorating including his latest, 'Mr. Color',penned two novels, and written the official biography of Dorothy Draper. He has just released his first CD, 'Music with Style', for Rick Dees Entertainment.