Two women with the same name living in the same apartment building? It could happen-and does-in Jane Heller's latest novel, a delicious, romantic read that is as clever as it is comic. Name Dropping is the story of preschool teacher Nancy Stern, who is in a bit of a personal and professional rut. But what really puts a dent in her self-esteem is the realization that another woman named Nancy Stern has just moved into her building. A Nancy Stern who lives in the penthouse...a Nancy Stern who is blond and leggy, and has a stable of boyfriends...a Nancy Stern who interviews celebrities for glossy magazines...a Nancy Stern who's chummy with Harrison Ford. Nancy's turmoil deepens as she keeps getting the other, more glamorous Nancy's mail, phone calls, and party invitations by mistake. It's all too much to bear-until a man calls one night, intending to ask the other Nancy out on a blind date. In a moment of madness, nursery school Nancy accepts, and what follows is a raucous tale of mix-ups, mistaken identity, and murder. Leave it to the wickedly witty Jane Heller to come up with a story of a woman whose humdrum life turns out to be anything but.
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.52(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.44(d)|
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