Washington Square Press
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Featuring: Jeannie Sterling
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Contemporary Chick Lit
From the acclaimed author of The Dog Walker comes
Late Night Talking, a tender and funny novel about
bad behavior, the fragility of friendship and family, and
how we cannot choose whom we love.
Jeannie Sterling, host of a late-night NYC talk show, vents
listeners about everyday injustices, from rude cell phone
poor gym etiquette to bad drivers and negligent pet
aggravations of modern urban life. An idealistic California
by two free-spirited parents, Jeannie believes in a life of
through activism. She's passionate about making a
making the world a better place, one annoying person at a
For as long as she can remember, success in her career has
than enough. But after all these years of being single, Jeannie
realizes that some of the pieces of her perfect puzzle
quite right. The people she thought she knew best all harbor
secrets Jeannie isn't prepared for, secrets that can't be
processed, and solved in the neat three-hour window of her
best friend, Luce, is growing distant and distracted; her
father unexpectedly moves in; and an ambiguous relationship
college crush ignites.
When the radio station is bought by the maverick mogul
Jeannie's career, her one safe haven, also descends into
chaos. She is
pushed to increase ratings and goes too far, risking the loss of
everything and everyone important to her.
Delightfully real and deliciously flawed, Jeannie Sterling is a
character we can't help but root for as she faces her life's
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