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Three-Martini Lunch

By Suzanne Rindell

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Format: Paperback, 496 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 26 April 2017
Back in those days My Old Man was king of what they called the three-martini lunch. This meant that in dimly lit steakhouses all over Manhattan my father made bold, impetuous deals over gin and oysters. That was how it was done. Publishing was a place for men with ferocity and an appetite for life.Cliff Nelson is the privileged son of an editor at a New York publishing house. Having dropped out of college he's slumming it around Greenwich village, enjoying the nightlife, booze, drugs and the idea that he's the next Kerouac. Eden Katz arrives in New York fresh-faced and filled with ambition to realise her dream of becoming an editor. She has to develop a thicker skin and adopt an imposture of her own in order to succeed. Finally Miles Tillman, a black soon-to-be Columbia graduate and publishing house bike messenger, is an aspiring writer who feels he straddles various worlds and belongs to none.Their choices, concealments and betrayals as they reach for their goals ripple outwards leaving none of them unchanged.

About the Author

Suzanne Rindell is a doctoral student in American modernist literature. Her first novel, The Other Typist, has been translated into 15 languages and optioned for film by Fox Searchlight Pictures with Keira Knightley producing and starring. She lives in New York City.

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'Great plot twists and lashings of Homburg-hatted, sharp-suited, shiny-shoed Cary Grant ambience' Daily Mail 'A gripping study of the ways in which people betray others and themselves in an effort to carve out places for themselves in a competitive and unforgiving world.' Sara Gruen, New York Times-bestselling author of Water for Elephants and At the Water's Edge 'Think of it as the publishing industry's take on Mad Men: a gripping fictional dispatch from the world of talented writers and editors with big dreams, secrets, and booze bills.' Entertainment Weekly

EAN: 9780749020798
ISBN: 0749020792
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 centimetres (0.31 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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