Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;The Reasons Amanda's Graduation Trip to New York City is About to Change Her Life Forever:andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 1. Back home in Eagle River, Wisconsin, you don't see many Hideously Ugly Hooker Shoes. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 2. Here in Manhattan, you might just be walking down the street and get offered a top modeling contract -- on your very first day! andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 3. Her girlfriend Desi knows all the hippest vintage clothing stores -- and where to buy a Marc Jacobs knock-off bag for $20. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 4. Cannoli, cappuccino, tapas, knishes, gnocchi, chimichangas, samosas, and several hundred other unpronounceable but thoroughly delicious foods you can only eat when you're six feet tall. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 5. Her sweetheart of a boyfriend, Tom, secretly promises they'll get married as soon as she comes home -- but she's suddenly not sure when that will be. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 6. She discovers that her mom (who owns Patty's House O' Pies in Eagle River) knows how to speak French -- and isn't saying where she learned how. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; 7. She finds out that the man she thought was her dad isn't her dad.... andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; With the skewering eye and sharp humor of andlt;iandgt;The Devil Wears Prada,andlt;/iandgt; Pamela Satran's wonderful Midwest-girl-in-the-Big-City novel is a delightful fairy-tale tour of Manhattan's modeling world -- and a poignant adventure of self-discovery.
Fans of "Americas Next Top Model" will savor this juicy new novel about a young girl from the Midwest who is discovered by a big-time modeling agent during a graduation trip to New York.
About the Author
Pamela Redmond Satran is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Younger, Babes in Captivity,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Man I Should Have Married.andlt;/Iandgt; She lives in New Jersey with her husband, who is an editor for Reuters, and their three children. The coauthor of the bestselling baby-naming books andlt;Iandgt;Beyond Jennifer andamp; Jason, Madison andamp; Montanaandlt;/Iandgt;, and andlt;Iandgt;Cool Names,andlt;/Iandgt; Satran is a regular contributor to andlt;Iandgt;Glamour, Good Housekeeping,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Parenting.andlt;/Iandgt; Visit her website at PamelaRedmondSatran.com.