Young Jane Young
From the internationally bestselling author of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry comes a perfect fable for our times: a story about owning your mistakes--and finally finding a place to belong.What do you do when one youthful indiscretion threatens to derail the rest of your life? Aviva Grossman... show more
From the internationally bestselling author of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry comes a perfect fable for our times: a story about owning your mistakes--and finally finding a place to belong.What do you do when one youthful indiscretion threatens to derail the rest of your life? Aviva Grossman is a bright, ambitious Congressional intern with a promising future in front of her--until her Lewinsky-esque affair with a married Congressman comes to a crashing end. Literally. (She's in a car crash with the Congressman and that's how their affair makes the news.) After unsuccessfully trying her best to bounce back and restart her life, she decides that the best way to get the ultimate fresh start is to become someone else. But there are a few obstacles: a lack of funds, a lack of privacy under the media's relentless gaze, and two tell-tale blue lines on a pregnancy test...
Publish date: 2017-08-29
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Young, Jane Young was the second book by Gabrielle Zevin I’ve read. I loved her other book, The Storied Life of A.J Fikry and this one had a particularly intriguing synopsis. It’s about a sex-scandal between a prominent congressman and his intern, Aviva. The novel is written from the perspective of ...
A special thank you to NetGalley and Penguin Random House Canada for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.Heavily influenced by the Monica Lewinsky scandal, Zevin tackles slut-shaming in her newest book Young Jane Young and it is glorious! She examines the double standards, sex scandals, and mis...
I felt such sorrow for both the mother and the daughter in this highly entertaining book. A mother who was part of a nationwide scandal, who in MHO was sent to the called out and sent to the guillotine even though she was not the only person engaged in this scandal. However, that does seem to be rea...
We've heard it before; a young intern gets involved with an older elected official and no matter how discrete the two of them are, something happens and the affair eventually comes out. That's what happened to Aviva Grossman, and despite her efforts to carry on with her life and build a career, esca...
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