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The Resource Social creature, Tara Isabella Burton

Social creature, Tara Isabella Burton

Label
Social creature
Title
Social creature
Statement of responsibility
Tara Isabella Burton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A sharp, biting, and irresistible debut about parties and ambition in New York City -- introducing a talented Mr. Ripley for the digital age, with all the glitz and grit of Bright Lights, Big City. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. Louise Wilson is an expert at just barely making it. She's mastered the tricks and shortcuts that a penniless small-town girl needs to survive in New York City. When she meets the beautiful, wealthy, eccentric, and aimless Lavinia Williams, she thinks her dreams of a cosmopolitan existence may be coming true. Lavinia introduces her to a rarified life of beauty and indulgence: private opera boxes, secret bookstores in brownstones, Shakespearean masked balls, underground cabarets, closets full of hundreds of dresses, and the finest champagne money can buy. The more Louise tastes, the more she wants. Could she ever truly be a part of this world? She can speak with the right affectation, wear the best makeup, drop the appropriate references, but she is always afraid people can see her true nature, which is darker than anyone can imagine. She finds herself haunted by the disparity between them. Lavinia has so much, and Louise so little, despite her yearning. Nightlife -- the music, the buzz, the dim lights -- is the great equalizer. But morning always comes, and Louise will do whatever it takes to keep the party going. This delicious debut takes a classic tale of obsession and makes it undeniably modern"--
Summary
Louise has nothing. Lavinia has everything. After a chance encounter, the two spiral into an intimate, intense, and possibly toxic friendship. A dark, propulsive and addictive debut thriller is splashed with all the glitz and glitter of New York City
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Storyline
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Character
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10664708
Cataloging source
PUL
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Burton, Tara Isabella
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Young women
  • Envy
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Women murderers
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Social creature, Tara Isabella Burton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
'A friendship to die for' on front cover
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
000063545456
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781408896105
Lccn
2017046955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Social creature, Tara Isabella Burton
Publication
Copyright
Note
'A friendship to die for' on front cover
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
000063545456
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781408896105
Lccn
2017046955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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