From Publishers Weekly
Hedy Reckler, her older sisters Ida and Pola, and her layabout son, Joe, take off on a multi-state shopping spree. "From the double-edged title to its last line, Rudnick's new novel spotlights its author's comic gifts even more vividly than did his hilarious, cartoonish debut, Social Disease ," lauded PW.
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"Flat out hilarious ... Sort of like what I imagine P.G. Wodehouse would have written after spending some time in Bloomingdale's ... For sheer enjoyment, this book is a bargain. Buy two. You can freeze one. You never know." Jeff Danzinger, The Boston Globe