By Lauren Weisberger
An impossible to resist story approximately what occurs whilst a lady at the fringe enters the area of latest York's stylish, party-hopping elite.
On paper, Bette Robinson's existence is sweet. At twenty-six, she's obtained very much on an condominium in big apple, and she's on track to develop into an affiliate on the prestigious funding financial institution the place she works along with her ally. Her eighty-hour workweeks could maintain her from socializing or courting outdoors her place of work partitions -- yet she's paying her dues at the well-trod route to wealth and happiness. So while Bette quits her activity just like the impulsive lady she's by no means been, she not just shocks her family and friends -- she has no suggestion what to do next.
For months, Bette will get out and approximately via jogging her four-pound puppy round her decidedly unglamorous Murray Hill local. Then she meets Kelly, head of Manhattan's most well-liked PR and occasions making plans company, and all of sudden Bette has a brand-new task the place the first requirement is to determine and be seen.
The paintings at Kelly & corporation takes Bette contained in the VIP rooms of the city's so much specific nightclubs, to events crowded with celebrities and socialites. Bette learns to not blink on the well-known faces, the black Amex playing cards, the magnums of Cristal, or the ruthless paparazzi. quickly she's relationship an notorious playboy who's nice for her occupation yet undesirable for her sanity -- and scaring off the single first rate man she meets. nonetheless, as her coworkers again and again indicate, how will you bitch a few activity that can pay you to social gathering? Bette has to agree -- till she starts showing in a vicious new gossip column. That's whilst Bette's lifestyles on paper takes on a complete new that means -- and she or he learns the road among her own lives is...invisible.
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