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"Plum Sykes's beguiling debut welcomes readers to the glamorous global of Park street Princesses, the ladies who careen via big apple looking for the appropriate pretend Bake (tan obtained from Portofino Tanning Salon), a trip on a PJ (private jet) with the ATM (rich boyfriend), and the ever-elusive fianc. With invites to high-profile child showers and merits, extra Marc Jacobs outfits than is good, and a division shop heiress for a ally, our heroine recognized in basic terms as Moi resides on the height of recent York society. yet what's Moi to do while her engagement falls aside? Can she ever locate happiness in a urban choked with the distractions of entrance Row women, dermatologists, premieres, and eyebrow waxes? Is it attainable to discover love in a city the place her acquaintances imagine that the key to happiness is getting invited to the Van Cleef and Arpels ber-private pattern sale? and the way is she going to accommodate the never-ending mobile calls from her mom in England challenging that she get married to the Earl round the corner? With huge, immense wit and an insider's eye, Sykes captures the nuances of the wealthy and spoiled in a heartwarming social satire, that includes a loveable ""champagne bubble of a girl"" who's simply trying to find love (and perhaps the appropriate pair of Chlo jeans).

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