Jeremy Thrane

Jeremy Thrane

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An aspiring novelist in love with a married man, Jeremy Thrane loses his job as a "personal assistant" to Ted Masterson, Hollywood's top action star, when Ted and his movie star wife, Giselle, adopt a child and become America's hottest, most photographed couple, and embarks on a quirky odyssey through the colorful landscape of New York, hoping to put his life back together. By the author of In the Drink.

Blackwell North Amer
Jeremy Thrane is a thirty-five-year-old writer in love with a married man. For years, Jeremy has posed as "archivist" to Ted Masterson, a Hollywood action star. Jeremy maintains Ted's New York brownstone and guards the secret that could destroy his career. But when Ted and his movie-star wife, Giselle, adopt a child and become America's most-photographed family, Jeremy finds himself without a job and, more important, bereft of the love of his life.
Kate Christensen chronicles Jeremy's search for a new start as he ventures to every corner of the New York landscape, from watering holes where gossip columnists await an "item" to dives where waiters and busboys are eager to please patrons - especially after their shifts are over. In his spare time, he struggles to finish a novel based on his father's peripatetic life as a fanatical Marxist and turns out sizzling pornography for a one-man enterprise run by an old high school acquaintance. His sister, an up-and-coming rock musician, and his thrice-married, former-flower-child mother, who found her true calling as a poet late in life, provide the mixture of criticism and compassion Jeremy has known all his life and now, for the most unexpected reasons, finally learns to appreciate.

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& Taylor

Thirty-five-year old Jeremy Thrane, an aspiring novelist who is in love with a married man, has his life turned upside-down when he loses his job as personal assistant to one of Hollywood's best action stars and is forced to find a new start.

Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780767908016
0767908015
Branch Call Number: FICTION CHRISTENSEN
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 24 cm

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