Bright Young Things by Anna GodbersenBright Young Things by Anna Godbersen

Bright Young Things

byAnna Godbersen

Paperback | August 2, 2011

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The year is 1929. New York is ruled by the Bright Young Things: flappers and socialites seeking thrills and chasing dreams in the anything-goes era of the Roaring Twenties.

Letty Larkspur and Cordelia Grey escaped their small Midwestern town for New York's glittering metropolis. All Letty wants is to see her name in lights, but she quickly discovers Manhattan is filled with pretty girls who will do anything to be a star. . . .

Cordelia is searching for the father she's never known, a man as infamous for his wild parties as he is for his shadowy schemes. Overnight, she enters a world more thrilling and glamorous than she ever could have imagined—and more dangerous. It's a life anyone would kill for . . . and someone will.

The only person Cordelia can trust is ­Astrid Donal, a flapper who seems to have it all: money, looks, and the love of Cordelia's brother, Charlie. But Astrid's perfect veneer hides a score of family secrets.

Across the vast lawns of Long Island, in the ­illicit speakeasies of Manhattan, and on the blindingly lit stages of Broadway, the three girls' fortunes will rise and fall—together and apart. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Luxe comes an epic new series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Age.

Anna Godbersen was born in Berkeley, California, and educated at Barnard College. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she is at work on the sequel toThe Lucky Ones.
Title:Bright Young ThingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:August 2, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061962678

ISBN - 13:9780061962677

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


Rated 1 out of 5 by from bright young things did not like this book. i kept waiting for something good and it did not happené
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Bright Young Things Entertaining, though it felt a little more superficial than I would have preferred, there are some interesting characters, particularly the females, it just didn’t dig deep enough emotionally. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from the roaring 30s Huge fan of Anna and her work, again she transports she is well researched and writes beautifully. If you are looking for something like the great gasby, then you have come to the wrong place this and that are completely separate. If you are looking for a fun read in the same time, read this I thoroughly enjoyed this I have already picked up the second in this series.
Date published: 2017-01-05

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