The Resource Opening Belle : a novel, Maureen Sherry., (ebook)

Opening Belle : a novel, Maureen Sherry., (ebook)

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Opening Belle : a novel
Title
Opening Belle
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Sherry.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A whip-smart and funny novel told by a former Wall Street insider who reveals what it's like for a working woman to balance love, ambition, and family in a world of glamorous excess, outrageous risk-taking, and jaw-dropping sexism. In 2008, Isabelle--a self-made, thirty-something Wall Street star--appears to have it all: an Upper West Side apartment, three healthy children, a handsome husband, and a high-powered job. But her reality is something else. Her trading desk work environment resembles a 1980s frat party, her husband feels employment is beneath him, and the bulk of childcare and homecare still falls in Belle's already full lap. Enter Henry, the former college fiance she never quite got over; now a hedge fund mogul. He becomes her largest client, and Belle gets to see the life she might have had with him. While Henry campaigns to win Belle back, the sexually harassed women in her office take action to improve their working conditions, and recruit a wary Belle into a secret glass ceiling club whose goal is to mellow the cowboy banking culture and get equal pay for their work. All along, Belle can sense the financial markets heading toward their soon-to-be historic crash and that something has to give--and when it does, everything is going to change: her marriage, her career, her world, and her need to keep her colleagues' hands to themselves. From Maureen Sherry, a prize winning writer, a former Managing Director on Wall Street (who never signed a nondisclosure agreement when she left), Opening Belle takes readers into the adrenaline-fueled chaos of a Wall Street trading desk, the lavish parties, the lunch-time rendezvous, and ultimately into the heart of a woman who finds it easier to cook up millions at work than dinner at home
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Sherry, Maureen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H46954
LC item number
O64 2016eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Working mothers
  • Women stockbrokers
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Opening Belle : a novel, Maureen Sherry., (ebook)
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 338 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781471157981
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A07EAAE6-D0C5-4CE8-B9DE-A92735C4C491
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  • ocn936702772
  • (OCoLC)936702772
Label
Opening Belle : a novel, Maureen Sherry., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 338 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781471157981
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A07EAAE6-D0C5-4CE8-B9DE-A92735C4C491
System control number
  • ocn936702772
  • (OCoLC)936702772

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