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Description - Moral Hazard by Kate Jennings

The acclaimed second novel from Kate Jennings, author of 'Snake'.

On Wall Street, reflects Cath, women are about as welcome as fleas in a sleeping bag. She finds herself working there because she needs serious money: after ten good years, her beloved older husband Bailey is gravely ill. So begins her journey into two nightmare worlds.

'Powerful, and darkly, disconcertingly comic.' Margaret Walters, Sunday Times

'Blackly funny, coruscatingly clear-eyed and intelligent, Kate Jennings' second novel doesn't waste a word.' Maureen Duffy, author of Restitution

'A unique book by an extraordinary writer: The great city illuminated from within.' Shirley Hazzard, author of 'The Transit of Venus'

'A small pearl of a novel...as gripping as any thriller.' Newsday

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841157382
ISBN-10: 1841157384
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kate Jennings

Kate Jennings, who grew up in Australia, has lived since 1979 in New York, where she has worked as a freelance writer and senior speech writer at an investment bank. Her writings have appeared in New York Times Book Review and her first novel, Snake, received wide and enthusiastic review coverage, almost making the Booker short list.

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