ALL WE EVER WANTED WAS EVERYTHING – Janelle Brown, 2008 FE HCDJ

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All We Ever Wanted Was Everything by Janelle Brown. From First Printing of the stated First Edition by Spiegel & Grau with 2008 copyright.

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Description

From the Dust Jacket
When Paul Miller’s pharmaceutical company goes public, making his family IPO millionaires, his wife, Janice, is sure this is the windfall she’s been waiting years for — until she learns, via messengered letter, that her husband is divorcing her (for her tennis partner!) and cutting her out of the new fortune. Meanwhile, four hundred miles south in Los Angeles, the Millers’ older daughter, Margaret, has been dumped by her newly famous actor boyfriend and left in the lurch by an investor who promised to revive her fledgling post-feminist magazine, Snatch. Sliding toward bankruptcy and dogged by creditors, she flees for home where her younger sister Lizzie, 14, is struggling with problems of her own. Formerly chubby, Lizzie has been enjoying her newfound popularity until some bathroom graffiti alerts her to the fact that she’s become the school slut. The three Miller women retreat behind the walls of their Georgian colonial to wage battle with divorce lawyers, debt collectors, drug-dealing pool boys, mean girls, country club ladies, evangelical neighbors, their own demons, and each other, and in the process they become achingly sympathetic characters we can’t help but root for, even as the world they live in epitomizes everything wrong with the American Dream. Exhilarating, addictive, and superbly accomplished, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything crackles with energy and intelligence and marks the debut of a knowing and very funny novelist, wise beyond her years.

Publishing Info
All We Ever Wanted Was Everything by Janelle Brown. From First Printing of the stated First Edition by Spiegel & Grau with 2008 copyright. The ISBN is 978-0-385-52401-8. It measures about 9-1/2″ x 6-3/8″ and has 401 pages.

Condition
See scan above. The dust jacket has some lighter storage and water stains at top and bottom as shown. The boards are in good condition with the same two stains. The pages are in very good condition with some moisture ripple but no water stain. Two small stains on the page edges of the closed book. No names or other markings. From clean, smoke-free home.

Shipping
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