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The knockoff [electronic resource] : A Novel. Lucy Sykes.

Sykes, Lucy. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385539593 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: An outrageously stylish, wickedly funny novel of fashion in the digital age, The Knockoff is the story of Imogen Tate, editor in chief of Glossy magazine, who finds her twentysomething former assistant Eve Morton plotting to knock Imogen off her pedestal, take over her job, and reduce the magazine, famous for its lavish 768-page September issue, into an app. When Imogen returns to work at Glossy after six months away, she can barely recognize her own magazine. Eve, fresh out of Harvard Business School, has fired "the gray hairs," put the managing editor in a supply closet, stopped using the landlines, and hired a bevy of manicured and questionably attired underlings who text and tweet their way through meetings. Imogen, darling of the fashion world, may have Alexander Wang and Diane von Furstenberg on speed dial, but she can't tell Facebook from Foursquare and once got her iPhone stuck in Japanese for two days. Under Eve's reign, Glossy...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Doubleday, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5498 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Humor (Fiction).
Genre: Electronic books.

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