Drowning in $20,000 worth of credit card debt and jobless, shopaholic Karyn Bosnak had the audacious idea to ask strangers for money online to pay them off and it worked! For Karyn Bosnak, after growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, living the 'good life' in New York City was a dream come true. A big-shot producer on a 'Judge Judy'-style talk show, Karyn had the six-figure income and developed a liking for the finer things in life, such as Prada blouses, oriental rugs and $400 sandals. Each time she would pull out her credit card, Karyn could justify any expense. Then she hit rock bottom and found herself jobless, and $20,000 in debt. So what does a cash-strapped girl do? Karyn started a website www.savekaryn.com on which she asked for donations to help her pay off her shopping debts. Karyn started to receive emails from all over the world, either confessing to their own debt-ridden lives, or criticising Karyn's. But after only four months of internet pan-handling (and around 2 million hits on her website), a change in lifestyle and selling more than a few of her precious possessions on eBay, her debt was gone! SAVE KARYN is the hilarious true story of a gal with big-city aspirat
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(210mm x 140mm x 37mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
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Author Biography - Karyn Bosnak
Karyn Bosnak was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She is a daytime television producer turned Internet guru who likes (but can't afford) the finer things in life. She now resides in Brooklyn, New York. She can be reached at www.savekaryn.com