I'll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz

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Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan.  In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent for life is matched by a hunger to succeed.



Gorgeous, flamboyant Maxi Amberville is twenty-nine and has already discarded three husbands on two continents.  Life is a stream of endless pleasure in her lavish Trump Tower apartment--until her widowed mother married a man who plots to sell her father's magazine empire.  And Maxi turns her incredible lust for living into a passionate quest for power.



Maxi takes over the small weekly Buttons And Bows. She gathers her hot-blooded ex-husband, sassy daughter and a coterie of the powerful elite.  Then, risking all, Maxi creates B&B --the glitziest, ritziest, most successful fashion magazine in the country.  Here is a dramatic, sizzling story of love, family, ambition and one unforgettable woman who gives life and love everything she has.


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About Judith Krantz

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Since the publication of her first novel, Scruples, Judith Krantz has been one of the world's best-selling novelists. Born and raised in New York City and a graduate of Wellesley College, she and her husband, Steve Krantz, live in Bel Air and Newport Beach, California. They have two sons and two grandchildren.
 
Published July 13, 2011 by Bantam. 466 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Krantz takes all those glossy, high-schlock staples—a flighty, ""madcap"" gamin (a 1920's hand-me-down); a family executive suite showdown with scandalous flashbacks; and Manhattan glamour digs and appointments—for a bouncy, good-natured romancing spin on (probably) gilded wings (note...

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