Rules for saying goodbye
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
"Kath is curious," observes her younger brother, Ethan, not without anxiety. She is thirteen; already everyone can see she's got her eye on bigger things than provincial Fresno can offer. Years in the glamorous chill of an East Coast prep school will introduce her to a razor-sharp sense of social distinction, cocaine "so good it's pink," and an indispensable best friend--all that she needs to prepare for life in Manhattan. There will be fourteen-dollar cocktails but no money for groceries; unsuitable men of enormous charm, and unsuitable jobs of no charm at all; and a wistful yearning for a transformation from someone of promise into someone of genius. In this deliciously witty and affecting debut novel, fiction winks at real life: Katherine Taylor is its muddled heroine, and also its author. Written in the tradition of Curtis Sittenfeld and Melissa Bank, with the gorgeous hues of a pile of Gatsby's shirts,Rules for Saying Goodbyeis a bittersweet yet comic coming-of-age tale that has an unerring feel for the delights and malaises of a generation.
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|Last Grouping Update||2019-01-01 01:10:20AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-13 04:23:16AM|
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|detailed_location_gcld||GRC Juniper Adult Fiction|
|owning_library_gcld||Grand County Library Dist|
|owning_location_gcld||GRC Juniper Library|
Single women -- Fiction
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