The Fine Art of Fucking Up

The Fine Art of Fucking Up

by Cate Dicharry

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The Fine Art of Fucking Up by Cate Dicharry


It’s war at the School of Visual Arts, and nobody’s art is safe. Not even Jackson Pollock’s!

Your archenemy taunts you with clandestine bacon frying. Your boss feverishly cyberstalks an aging romance novel cover model. Your husband unexpectedly takes in a wayward foreign national. Your best friend reveals a secret relationship with your longstanding workplace crush.

Welcome to the life of Nina Lanning, lone and floundering administrator of a prestigious Midwestern art school. Her colleagues are pioneers of contemporary art movements, inspirational orators, creative virtuosos and the source of constant headaches as they rage against the authority Nina represents. They also happen to be her closest friends.

When once-a-century flooding threatens to destroy the art building, and the priceless Jackson Pollock trapped inside, Nina and her ragtag band of faculty members undertake to rescue the early work of the splatter master. Propelled by disasters both natural and personal, Nina must confront her colleagues, her husband, and most importantly, herself. Cate Dicharry’s debut novel is a painfully hysterical examination of what is truly worth saving, and mastering the art of letting go.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939419255
Publisher: The Unnamed Press
Publication date: 04/14/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Cate Dicharry lives in Iowa City, Iowa, with her husband and two small sons. The Fine Art of Fucking Up is her first novel.

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