Bad boy

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HarperCollins, Mar 28, 2001 - Fiction - 324 pages
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BAD BOY

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Clothes make the man . . . and the man makes the woman.Or so thinks Seattle journalist Tracie Higgins, who keeps herself busy writing feature stories for a local newspaper, hanging out with an ... Read full review

Bad boy: a novel

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Goldsmith (The First Wives Club) here offers a gender twist on an old clich . Instead of a female ugly duckling indulging in a makeover to snag a rich and handsome guy, she features a nerdy nice guy ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
21
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About the author (2001)

Author Olivia Goldsmith was born Randy Goldfield in Dumont, New Jersey in 1949. She attended New York University and became one of the first partners at the management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton in New York. After she divorced her husband, she moved to London, changed her legal name to Justine Rendal, and became a writer. Her 1992 debut novel, "The First Wives Club" became a best-seller and was made into a movie in 1996. In her stories, there's a transformation of the main character and, according to Goldsmith, "In the Olivian universe, everybody gets what they deserve." Besides novels, she wrote articles for The New York Times and Cosmopolitan and wrote children's books under the name Justine Rendal. She received the Woman of Vision Award in 1997. She died from complications related to anesthesia on January 15, 2004 at the age of 54

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