Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam audiobook

Rich and Pretty

By Rumaan Alam
Read by Julie McKay

HarperCollins Publishers
10.64 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781443452427

As close as sisters for twenty years, Sarah and Lauren have been together through high school and college, first jobs and first loves, the uncertainties of their twenties and the realities of their thirties. Sarah, the only child of a prominent intellectual and a socialite, works at a charity and is methodically planning her wedding. Lauren-beautiful, independent, and unpredictable-is single and working in publishing, deflecting her parents’ worries and questions about her life and future by trying not to think about the subject herself. Once, Sarah and Lauren were inseparable; for a long a time now, they’ve been apart. Can two women who rarely see each other, selectively share secrets, and lead different lives still call themselves best friends? Is it their abiding connection-or just force of habit-that keeps them together? With impeccable style, biting humour, and a keen sense of detail, Rumaan Alam deftly explores how the attachments we form in childhood shift as we adapt to our adult lives-and how the bonds of friendship endure, even when our paths diverge.

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Summary

As close as sisters for twenty years, Sarah and Lauren have been together through high school and college, first jobs and first loves, the uncertainties of their twenties and the realities of their thirties. Sarah, the only child of a prominent intellectual and a socialite, works at a charity and is methodically planning her wedding. Lauren-beautiful, independent, and unpredictable-is single and working in publishing, deflecting her parents’ worries and questions about her life and future by trying not to think about the subject herself.

Once, Sarah and Lauren were inseparable; for a long a time now, they’ve been apart. Can two women who rarely see each other, selectively share secrets, and lead different lives still call themselves best friends? Is it their abiding connection-or just force of habit-that keeps them together?

With impeccable style, biting humour, and a keen sense of detail, Rumaan Alam deftly explores how the attachments we form in childhood shift as we adapt to our adult lives-and how the bonds of friendship endure, even when our paths diverge.

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Author Bio: Rumaan Alam

Author Bio: Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam’s writing has been published in New York Magazine, Los Angeles Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, the Rumpus, Washington Square Review, Gettysburg Review, American Short Fiction, and elsewhere. He started his career in fashion publishing at Lucky magazine, has written extensively on interior design for Domino, Lonny, Elle Decor, ArchitecturalDigest.com, and elsewhere. He has worked in advertising as a copywriter and creative director. He studied at Oberlin College and lives in Brooklyn.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 10.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English