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Little Pink Slips A Novel

Sally Koslow

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ISBN 10: 0399154159 / ISBN 13: 9780399154157
Published by Putnam Pub Group, New York, 2007
Condition: As New Hardcover
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As new condition book and unclipped jacket, 2007 First Printing full number line 1,3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4,2 signed by Author-"Karen-Enjoy! Sally Koslow" on title page, 370 clean, bright, unmarked pages, appears unread, blue gray boards with silver SK on front cover, red 1/4 spine with bright silver lettering, jacket is white with woman in a pink slip reading on a sofa, black and pink lettering, on front cover and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 000327

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Title: Little Pink Slips A Novel

Publisher: Putnam Pub Group, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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On the towering stilettos of The Devil Wears Prada comes a biting, mordantly funny debut novel about the extremely unladylike business of publishing a very ladylike magazine.

Once there was a little girl from Fargo, North Dakota, named Maggie Goldfarb who grew up, moved to Manhattan, and morphed into Magnolia Gold, the highly paid editor in chief of Lady magazine. With a corner office, a designer wardrobe, and dozens of loyal employees, Magnolia has been hired to update the dowager of women's magazines. She's on her way to giving Lady a face-lift when she is ignominiously replaced by Bebe Blake, a brash television personality who remakes the magazine in her own hilariously inappropriate image. With her ketchup-red hair, skintight clothes, and penchant for "boy toys," Bebe is more out of control than a speeding limo. Maddeningly unpredictable, she confounds everyone at the newly christened Bebe with her personal vision of what a women's magazine should be, and baffles them further with her bawdy sense of humor and over-the-top generosity.

Shunted off to the darkest corners of executive purgatory-an overlooked back office she shares with a cockroach or two-Magnolia seethes from the sidelines as Bebe turns her beloved, once-profitable Lady into a sideshow. As things go from bad to worse, Magnolia fears that her career will never recover, but even she can't predict how deeply satisfying her eventual triumph will be. And not just at work: amidst the frenzy of backstabbing at the office, Magnolia finds Mr. Right in a city of Mr. Not-Quites.

Inspired by real-life events, Little Pink Slips is about the fall, rise, and sweet revenge of a woman who witnesses corporate shenanigans at their most flagrant. Filled with gossipy revelations about celebrity obsession and behind-the-scenes details of the media business in all its malfeasant glory, this novel is delicious, can't-stop-reading fun.

About the Author:

Sally Koslow, who was born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, is the former editor in chief of McCall's magazine. Married and the mother of two sons, she lives in New York City. Little Pink Slips is her first novel.

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