The Resource Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler

Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler

Label
Sweetbitter
Title
Sweetbitter
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Danler
Title variation
Sweet bitter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A lush, thrilling debut--a publishing event already the subject of an article in The New York Times--about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman, set in the wild, alluring world of a famous downtown New York restaurant. "Let's say I was born when I came over the George Washington Bridge ..." This is how we meet unforgettable Tess, the 22-year-old at the heart of this stunning debut. Shot like a bullet from a mundane past, she's come to New York to escape the provincial, to take on her destiny. After she stumbles into a coveted job at a renowned Union Square restaurant, we spend the year with her as she learns the chaotic, punishing, privileged life of a "backwaiter," on and off duty. Her appetites are awakened, for food, wine, knowledge and experience; and she's pulled into the thrall of two other servers--a handsome bartender she falls hard for, and an older woman whose connection to both young lovers is murky, sensual, and overpowering. These two will prove to be Tess's hardest lesson of all. Sweetbitter is a story about discovery, enchantment, and the power of what remains after disillusionment"--
Summary
A year in the life of a beguiling young woman in the wild world of a famous downtown New York restaurant follows her burning effort to become someone of importance through a backwaiter job that enables her indulgences in culinary and intellectual interests.
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Tone
Writing style
Character
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10466729
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DLC
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Danler, Stephanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Young women
  • Self-realization in women
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Self-realization in women
  • Young women
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler
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
ocn919683043
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781101875940
Lccn
2015037137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919683043
Label
Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler
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
ocn919683043
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781101875940
Lccn
2015037137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)919683043

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