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The Resource Mercury in retrograde : a novel, Paula Froelich

Mercury in retrograde : a novel, Paula Froelich

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Mercury in retrograde : a novel
Title
Mercury in retrograde
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paula Froelich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Mercury is in retrograde, the only guarantee is anything that can go wrong, will. Penelope Mercury, an intrepid reporter at the New York Telegraph, has pounded the pavement for five years from city borough to borough, carrying out her boss's eccentric orders to break stories that seem inconsequential to everyone but him. Finally, she is inches away from being promoted to her dream job -- covering courtroom drama for the paper -- but after one spectacularly disastrous day, she is fired instead. Lena "Lipstick Carcrash" Lippencrass has a pretty fabulous life, even by a socialite's standards, as a top editor at the high fashion magazine Y. Long lunches with her girlfriends and afternoons spent shopping at Bergdorf's are all in a day's work. But when Lena's always indulgent parents abruptly cut off her cash flow and kick her out of her beloved West Village duplex for refusing to work for the family business, she is forced to confront the reality of what it takes to pay the bills. Dana Gluck, a workaholic lawyer, had been married for two years to a man who was perfect on paper but increasingly critical in reality. She hoped that her dreams of motherhood would be fulfilled soon, which surely would also fix their marriage problems. Instead, her husband leaves her for an exchange student/model who, to make matters worse, promptly gets pregnant. When fate conspires to have these three very different women move into the same SoHo apartment building, they soon discover that having their carefully planned lives fall to pieces might be the best thing that could have ever happened to them" -- from publisher's web site
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Title
Mercury in retrograde
Creator
Summary
Involuntary relocations to the same SoHo apartment building prove fortuitous for three women, including an intrepid reporter who loses her job on a disastrous day, a socialite who is cut of from her trust fund, and a corporate lawyer who descends into depression after losing a marriage prospect
Subject
Genre
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
321216
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.R583
LC item number
M47 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
by Paula Froelich
Mercury in retrograde : a novel, Paula Froelich

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