The Resource Amanda wakes up, Alisyn Camerota, (electronic resource)

Amanda wakes up, Alisyn Camerota, (electronic resource)

Label
Amanda wakes up
Title
Amanda wakes up
Statement of responsibility
Alisyn Camerota
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Devil Wears Prada meets Primary Colors in this wickedly funny debut novel about a bootstrapping young reporter who lands a plum job at a big-time cable news station and finds her ambitions and her love life turned upside down "A hilarious, eye-opening glimpse into the TV-news trenches, from one who's had to navigate them backwards and in heels." --Samantha Bee, host of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and author ofI Know I Am, but What Are You? When Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands the job of her dreams at FAIR News--the coveted morning anchor slot--she's finally made it: a six-figure salary, wardrobe allowance, plenty of on-air face time, and a chance to realize her dreams, not to mention buy herself lunch. Amanda Wakes Up takes off as Amanda feels for the first time that she can make her mom and her best friend proud and think about an actual future with her boyfriend, Charlie. But she finds her journalistic ideals shredded as she struggles to keep up with the issues in a ratings-crazed madhouse--battling for hair and makeup time, coping with her sexist (but scathingly handsome) coanchor, Rob, mixing up the headlines with pajama modeling on the street, and showing Benji Diggs, her media maestro boss, that she's got what it takes. As the news heats up in a hotly contested election season and a wild-card candidate, former Hollywood actor Victor Fluke, appears on the scene, Amanda's pressure-cooker job gets hotter as her personal life unravels. Walking a knife's edge between ambition and survival, and about to break the biggest story of her career, Amanda must decide what she's willing to give up to get ahead--and what she needs to hold on to to save herself"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Camerota, Alisyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A4537
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television personalities
  • Women journalists
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Satire
Label
Amanda wakes up, Alisyn Camerota, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0020026338
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399564017
Lccn
2017032873
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0020026338
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Amanda wakes up, Alisyn Camerota, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0020026338
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780399564017
Lccn
2017032873
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0020026338
Specific material designation
remote

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