From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From Library Journal
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
his is a delicious satire of some big shots of US corporate journalism, but delivered through a neo-Jane Austen-level mastery of wit, character-drawing and plotting.Published 3 months ago by Hack Steele
I read this book after reading a WSJ article that identified great, but undeservedly little known artists (the others -- the painter Fairfield Porter and the composer Harold... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Quality not quantity
I had read reviews and though it sounded like something I would like, but I just didn't care for the writing, character development, or plot. Read morePublished 15 months ago by 42 West Main
I just could not get past the first 100 pages of this book. It just was not interesting enough to continue. Read morePublished 18 months ago by ivanino
I had to force myself to keep reading this for a while before I got into it. The behavior of the characters is as likely now as it was in the 1940s.Published 18 months ago by Kindle Customer
Pre WWII yarn about a scheming woman married to a power, vain man. Amanda is a well drawn character who's only thoughts concern herself and her position. Read morePublished 18 months ago by John R. Charles
I've heard about Dawn Powell but never read anything by her and was curious to do so. I enjoyed the story and would read more of her novels if I have the chance.Published 18 months ago by Old English Major
Women who like Candace Bushnell or "Absolutely Fabulous" should love these tales of social scheming in 1940s New York. Witty and sharp.Published 19 months ago by E. Jahneke