Hot Properties by Rafael Yglesias

By Rafael Yglesias

 
The seriously acclaimed novel from a grasp of up to date American fiction—now on hand as an ebook An irreverent satire of latest York’s media world—and its impact and allure Writers Tony, Patty, Fred, and David all comprehend what they need: renown, glamour, wealth, acceptance. They understand the place to get it: big apple, a beacon for bold novelists, playwrights, and newshounds. yet what they don’t be aware of is that the sport is altering. this can be the Nineteen Eighties, an period of big corporatization and commercialization within the company of arts and letters. repute and fortune could come fast for lots of, yet dignity and lasting impression are briefly supply. Rafael Yglesias’s so much sharp-tongued satire, Hot Properties exposes the greed, envy, and backbiting in a media international bloated with funds and power. This e-book includes a new illustrated biography of Rafael Yglesias, together with infrequent pictures and never-before-seen files from the author’s own collection.
 

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Usually I would brush the question off and retreat to my room, but once I made the mistake of answering. “I’m not as pretty as Jenna,” I said, as though it needed saying. ” She put a hand on my arm. ” There was: Michael, a popular boy with creamy skin, roses in his cheeks, and dark brown eyes, a basketball player. I’d liked him since fourth grade. Unlike the other popular boys, he wasn’t unkind to girls like me. Once in junior high when the bell rang, I left my pencil case on my desk, and he ran after me, shouting my name.

Maddy called me on the intercom, and I got a little lost and…” My voice trailed off. ” Lucia asked, hands on her hips. ” “It was pretty loud. ” “Must have been Brenda,” Lucia said briskly. ” A few times since my arrival at Thornfield Park I had passed a broad-shouldered, mannish woman, older than the rest of the housekeeping staff. That must have been Brenda. But hadn’t I been told the third floor was unsafe and off-limits? Anticipating my question, Lucia said, “I know, I said it wasn’t safe up there.

Then, hurrying home, I’d catch my reflection in a shopwindow and be brought abruptly back to reality. The train chugged to a start, daylight mercifully erasing my image. The morning had turned out crisp and nearly cloudless, a good day for a fresh start. I tried to settle back in my seat, to relax and collect myself. Calm, cool, capable, I silently repeated to myself. That’s what I’m going to be. Calm, cool, capable. The ride passed too quickly. Before I felt remotely ready, the train was pulling into Old Saybrook station.

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