The Resource Everybody rise : a novel, Stephanie Clifford

Everybody rise : a novel, Stephanie Clifford

Label
Everybody rise : a novel
Title
Everybody rise
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Clifford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A masterful tale of social climbing and entrenched class distinctions, as seen through the eyes of an outsider who desperately wants in. Tense, hilarious, and bursting with gorgeous language. Stephanie Clifford is a 21st-century Edith Wharton."--J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of The Engagements. It's 2006 in the Manhattan of the young and glamorous. Money and class are colliding in a city that is about to go over a financial precipice and take much of the country with it. At 26, bright, funny and socially anxious Evelyn Beegan is determined to carve her own path in life and free herself from the influence of her social-climbing mother, who propelled her through prep school and onto the Upper East Side. Evelyn has long felt like an outsider to her privileged peers, but when she gets a job at a social network aimed at the elite, she's forced to embrace them. Recruiting new members for the site, Evelyn steps into a promised land of Adirondack camps, Newport cottages and Southampton clubs thick with socialites and Wall Streeters. Despite herself, Evelyn finds the lure of belonging intoxicating, and starts trying to pass as old money herself. When her father, a crusading class-action lawyer, is indicted for bribery, Evelyn must contend with her own family's downfall as she keeps up appearances in her new life, grasping with increasing desperation as the ground underneath her begins to give way. Bracing, hilarious and often poignant, Stephanie Clifford's debut offers a thoroughly modern take on classic American themes - money, ambition, family, friendship - and on the universal longing to fit in"--
Summary
"A masterful tale of social climbing and entrenched class distinctions, as seen through the eyes of an outsider who desperately wants in. Tense, hilarious, and bursting with gorgeous language. Stephanie Clifford is a 21st-century Edith Wharton." -J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of The Engagements. It's 2006 in the Manhattan of the young and glamorous. Money and class are colliding in a city that is about to go over a financial precipice and take much of the country with it. At 26,bright, funny and socially anxious Evelyn Beegan is determined to carve her own path in life and free herself from the influence of her social-climbing mother, who propelled her through prep school and onto the Upper East Side. Evelyn has long felt like an outsider to her privileged peers, but when she gets a job at a social network aimed at the elite, she's forced to embrace them. Recruiting new members for the site, Evelyn steps into a promised land of Adirondack camps, Newport cottages and Southamptonclubs thick with socialites and Wall Streeters. Despite herself, Evelyn finds the lure of belonging intoxicating, and starts trying to pass as old money herself. When her father, a crusading class-action lawyer, is indicted for bribery, Evelyn must contend with her own family's downfall as she keeps up appearances in her new life, grasping with increasing desperation as the ground underneath her begins to give way. Bracing, hilarious and often poignant, Stephanie Clifford's debut offers a thoroughly modern take on classic American themes - money, ambition, family, friendship - and on the universal longing to fit in"--
Theme
Tone
Writing style
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430974
Cataloging source
DLC
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Clifford, Stephanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Social mobility
  • Upper class
  • FICTION
  • Social mobility
  • Upper class
  • Young women
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Everybody rise : a novel, Stephanie Clifford
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn908699027
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9781250077172
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)908699027
Label
Everybody rise : a novel, Stephanie Clifford
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn908699027
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
376 pages
Isbn
9781250077172
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)908699027

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