Covergirl: Confessions of a Flawed Hedonist

Maura Moynihan

Anno: 2007
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 272 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 229 x 152 mm
Peso: 367 gr.
  • EAN: 9780060756604
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Maura Moynihan's first novel, Covergirl, blends reality and fiction in a brilliant and exciting roman a clef that draws richly from the author's own adventures as a Warhol Girl and from her many years of working with Tibetan refugees in Asia. Meet Veronica Ferris, the daughter of an imperious socialite and a kindly but absent diplomat. Fresh out of college, Veronica lands in Manhattan in pursuit of romance, disco, and rock 'n' roll-an arrival that threatens to usurp her mother's ambitious assault on New York high society. Maintaining her "double life" as a talented partygoer and a bearer of the esteemed Ferris family name is a high-wire act that requires far more cunning and restraint than young Veronica initially realizes. With its unforgettable heroine and wry, highly entertaining voice, Covergirl is at once a poignant coming-of-age tale, a delightful social satire, and a vibrant modern-day odyssey.