Sweetbitter [electronic resource] : A Novel. Stephanie Danler.
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- ISBN: 9781101875957 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2016.
|Summary, etc.:|| NATIONAL BEST SELLER"Brilliantly written... Sweetbitter is the Kitchen Confidential of our time." —Gabrielle Hamilton, author of Blood, Bones & Butter, New York Times Book ReviewA lush, raw, thrilling novel of the senses about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman, set in the wild, seductive world of a famous New York City restaurant."Let's say I was born when I came over the George Washington Bridge..." This is how we meet unforgettable Tess, the twenty-two-year-old at the heart of this stunning debut. Shot from a mundane, provincial past, Tess comes to New York in the stifling summer of 2006. Alone, knowing no one, living in a rented room in Williamsburg, she manages to land a job as a "backwaiter" at a celebrated downtown Manhattan restaurant. This begins the year we spend with Tess as she starts to navigate the chaotic, enchanting, punishing, and privileged life she has chosen, as well as...
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