To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Be it the middle aged woman who is unhappy in her marriage and blogs about that rather than trying to fix it, or the young girl from a rich background who is one of the most easily dislikable and bratty characters I’ve ever come across, or even Enid, who just seems to be a cranky and interfering old woman View all 4 comments. I’ve never been in a building like that, but I’ve lived in places where the development board is super strict and can be bribed and swayed into making certain decisions. Read it over a week vacation and so worth it. It’s more like a horror movie with bad editing.
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Bushnell on the page is a far darker, more interesting bushnepl than Bushnell on the screen It has an actual Weltanschauung-it gets at the deep truth of shallow people. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
As a rule, I do not read books that contain the word “keeper” in the title. And her husband James has his sights set on the elusive, young Lola.
Lola was not only the most self-centered, spoiled and self-righteous person I’ve ever heard of, but she never changed for the better. But when one is abroad and at a train station trying to purchase a book, the options are few and far between.
This is more about people only linked because they live or know someone in the apartment building, One Fifth Avenue.
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One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell
I really had high hopes for this chick-lit novel. I don’t buy Philip’s excuse that she was too flighty; if anything, this could describe Philip candaace. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This one Iffth loved. The book has an excellent plot, which is basically totally random, but it follows the lives of some tenants in a building on one of the most prestigious avenues in New York. Return to Book Page.
In this book, it’s real estate. Fiftu meet Louise Houghton, who has been in the building for more than thirty years — and is nearly years old — who occupies the penthouse apartment that hovers like three tiers on a wedding cake, above all the others.
It’s more like a horror movie with bad editing. What will happen to ultimately tip the balance of power and who will end up reigning? For the women in Candace Bushnell’s new novel, One Fifth Avenuethis edifice is essential to the lives they’ve carefully established–or hope to establish. You’ll feel about the same stomach pain if you waste your time reading this book. Indeed, pathetic Mindy Gooch lives in the smallest apartment of the building.
Bushnell’s description of wealth also seems a far cry from reality.
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My mom still has a tendency to say “That sounds like one of your made-up names! I didn’t think this was a bad book at all. Spending the rent money on Manolos a la Buushnell Bradshaw is no longer fun but truly dangerous. So when Louise Houghton passes away a few weeks shy of her th birthday, her Greenwich Village neighbors are anxious to have a say in who ends up living in her coveted 7, square-foot space. Happiness, when attained, is stretched thin and meaningless.
One Fifth Avenue
Girls find men fascinating. She just seems dumb and shallow, the type of onr I’d like to slap silly if I ever buehnell. Jun 22, Jeffrey rated it it was ok. I must one fifth avenue candace bushnell I really liked Lipstick Jungle, but this was not another group of women trying to have it all in the big city. Candaec it over a week vacation and so worth it. When the stress of air travel prompts me to pick up some chicky fiction, I’d really just like a good story. The harpy wife and mom that starts a blog and is so pathetic she lives on a middle class income, miserably gnashing her teeth at not having millions in the bank or wearing clothes with a comma in the price tag.
The only character that truly stood out was Lola.