One Fifth Avenue
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|Full title||one fifth avenue|
|Last Update||2018-06-22 07:30:49AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-06-22 07:40:06AM|
|available_at_catalog||Cary Community, Duraleigh Road Community, West Regional|
|detailed_location_catalog||Cary Community - Adult Fiction, Duraleigh Road - Adult Fiction, Northeast Regional - Adult Fiction, West Regional - Adult Fiction|
One Fifth Avenue, the Art Deco beauty towering over one of Manhattan’s oldest and most historically hip neighborhoods, is a one-of-a-kind address, the sort of building you have to earn your way into–one way or another. For the women in Candace Bushnell’s new novel, One Fifth Avenue, this edifice is essential to the lives they’ve established–or hope to establish. From the hedge fund king’s wife to the aging gossip columnist to the free-spirited actress (a recent refugee from L.A.), each person’s game plan for a rich life is realized under the soaring roof of this landmark building.
Acutely observed and mercilessly witty, One Fifth Avenue is a modern-day story of old and new money, the always combustible mix that Edith Wharton mastered in her novels about New York’s Gilded Age and that F. Scott Fitzgerald illuminated in his Jazz Age tales. Decades later, Bushnell’s New Yorkers suffer the same passions as those fictional Manhattanites from eras past: They thirst for power, for social prominence, and for marriages that are successful–at least to the public eye. But Bushnell is an original, and One Fifth Avenue is so fresh that it reads as if sexual politics, real estate theft, and fortunes lost in a day have never happened before.
From Sex and the City through four successive novels, Bushnell has revealed a gift for tapping into the zeitgeist of any New York minute. Her stories progress so nimbly and ring so true that it can seem as if anyone might write them–when, in fact, no one writes novels quite like Candace Bushnell.
From the Compact Disc edition.
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||9781401301613, 9781401341053, 9781415950302|
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|owning_library_catalog||Wake County Public Libraries|
|owning_location_catalog||Cary Community, Duraleigh Road Community, Northeast Regional, West Regional|
|record_details||ils:486273|Book|Books||English|Voice,||433 pages ; 25 cm, overdrive:4f456e35-6d75-4d96-b211-d5eb613d6451|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Books on Tape|2008||
|subject_facet||Apartment houses, Cooperative -- Fiction, Chick lit, Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction|
|title_display||One Fifth Avenue|
|title_full||One Fifth Avenue, One Fifth Avenue / Candace Bushnell|
|title_short||One Fifth Avenue|
|topic_facet||Apartment houses, Cooperative, Fiction, Literature, Young women|