The Ivy Chronicles
By (author) Karen Quinn
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Ivy Chronicles by Karen Quinn
Book DescriptionWhen turbocharged Park Avenue mom Ivy Ames finds that she's been downsized from her platinum-card corporate job and her marriage, she swiftly realizes that she's going to need a whole new way to support herself and her two private-school daughters. So she dreams up a new business?helping upscale New Yorkers get their little darlings into the most exclusive kindergartens in the city. What begins as one woman's bid to earn a living becomes an everywoman's tale of midlife reinvention and unexpected romance, set in a looking-glass world where even tots have resumes. ?If you think you may be a neurotic parent, read this and feel sane.? ?Allison Pearson, author of "I Don't Know How She Does It" ?Entertaining . . . Picks up where "The Nanny Diaries" left off.? ?"The New York Post" ?[A] ferociously funny tale.? ?"Us Weekly" ?Hilarious.? ?"Child" magazine ?Tales of Manhattan's elite trying to get their tots into private schools is sure to make you smirk condescendingly . . . "The Ivy Chronicles" delivers.? ?"Boston Herald" ?The brilliant, witty, and ultimately soulful heroine is a perfect tour guide who will leave you laughing up your latte.? ?Jill Kargman, author of "The Right Address" and "Wolves in Chic Clothing" ?With humor and heart, Karen Quinn brilliantly skewers the insanely competitive world of wealth we love to hate. Readers will cheer for Ivy!? ?Leslie Schnur, author of "The Dog Walker""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780452287228
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 137mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Plume Books
Publisher: Plume Books
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Quinn, author of the hilarious hit novel "The Ivy Chronicles," recounts the misadventures of a successful career woman who learns that Rhaving it allS and Rhaving to "do" it allS are two entirely different things.
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Author Biography - Karen Quinn
Karen Quinn, after losing her own high-powered corporate job, helped found Smart City Kids, a New York City-based agency that helps families survive the application process to the area's most competitive public and private schools. Now a full-time writer, she lives in New York City.
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