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"Mad" "Men" meets "The" "Devil" "Wears" "Prada" in this lively debut about a young woman working at the hippest ad agency in New York... So. You want to work in advertising. The glitz, the glamour, the cocktail-fueled brainstorming sessions and Xbox breaks. Sounds like a dream job, right? Wrong. The reality can be a nightmare. There are five simple rules for succeeding in the ad world and I think I ve already broken every single one 1) "Never let them see you cry." Even if your best friend breaks your heart. And posts it all over social media. 2) "Be one of the boys." And, if you were born with the wrong equipment, flaunt what you've got to distract them while you get ahead. 3) "Come up with the perfect pitch in an instant" or have your resume ready to go at all times. 4) "Trust no one." Seriously. If you don't watch your back, they'll steal your ideas, your pride, even your stapler. 5) "Most importantly, don t ever, under any circumstances, be a CopyGirl." Trust me. I know "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 137 x 208 x 23mm | 272g
  • Berkley Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0425281124
  • 9780425281123
  • 582,007

About Anna Mitchael

Anna Mitchael is a Louisiana-born writer who now lives on a ranch in Texas with her family, lots of cattle and a one-eyed dog. She is the author of a memoir entitled "Just Don t Call Me Ma am," a monthly magazine column and a blog on positive living. She often writes about the modern female experience, hope, perseverance and the comfort of coyotes. Michelle Sassa is a freelance writer who has created memorable ad campaigns for brands like Coca-Cola, Reebok and New York Road Runners. She lives with her husband and three kids by the Jersey Shore, where she is an avid soccer player, rock music aficionado, and disciple of stupid humor. "CopyGirl" is Michelle's first novel. "show more

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Here s what happens when girl power storms"Mad Men" .Wickedly funny and smartly sweet .A high-octane, electric look at Madison Avenue craziness from a pair who ve been there and done that. "Publishers Weekly " "Copygirl"is my new girl crush. Always looking to discover more Cool Funny Working Girl Heroines. A great, great read. Lucy Sykes, bestselling coauthor of"The Knockoff" " " The authors paint an agency world in which you see... how the not-so subtle bro-ism of an ad agency starts to shut out women (and some men!)...A great ride. "Advertising Age Magazine " Downright fresh modern chick-lit...Filled with depth, honesty, mishaps, witty banter, and a colorful cast of characters. "Manhattan Book Review" Acharacter readers will want to root for as she learns how to get her footing in a world that isn t necessarily interested in helping her out. "Library Journal" This modern twist on"Mad Men"is engaging, interesting, and most importantly, funny as hell."Copygirl"is the book that will turn your wine club back into a book club. Sarah Bird, author of"Above the East China Sea" "" We loved "Copygirl "it bursts off the page with its witty narrative and sly observations. Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, co-authors of"The Status of All Things""show more
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