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The editor : a novel

Author: Steven Rowley; Michael Urie
Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a novel about a struggling writer who gets his big break, with a little help from the most famous women in America. After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie, or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Rowley; Michael Urie
ISBN: 9781984839619 1984839616
OCLC Number: 1081042662
Notes: Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Michael Urie.
Description: 9 audio discs (10 hr., 22 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Steven Rowley.

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"From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a novel about a struggling writer who gets his big break, with a little help from the most famous women in America. After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie, or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the office, has fallen in love with James's candidly autobiographical novel, one that exposes his own dysfunctional family. But when the book's forthcoming publication threatens to unravel already fragile relationships, both within his family and with his partner, James finds that he can't bring himself to finish the manuscript. Jackie and James develop an unexpected friendship, and she pushes him to write an authentic ending, encouraging him to head home to confront the truth about his relationship with his mother. Then a long-held family secret is revealed, and he realizes his editor may have had a larger plan that goes beyond the page..."

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