Download PDF eBook Opening Belle: A Novel, “A sensible, biting, and trustworthy peek into what it means to be a lady on Wall Avenue. I liked this book.” —Reese Witherspoon
“Working Lady meets Wolf of Wall Avenue on this in-depth, behind-the-pinstripe peek inside a temple of elite finance, navigated by a pointy, sensible lady in an previous boys’ world.” —Jill Kargman, writer and creator of Odd Mother Out
Getting wealthy on Wall Avenue can be much more enjoyable if the lads would maintain their palms off her property.
A whip-smart and humorous novel instructed by a former Wall Avenue insider who reveals what it’s like for a working lady to steadiness love, ambition, and household in a world of glamorous extra, outrageous risk-taking, and jaw-dropping sexism.
In 2008, Isabelle—a self-made, thirty-something Wall Avenue star—seems to have all of it: an Higher West Facet residence, three wholesome kids, a good-looking husband, and a high-powered job. However her actuality is one thing else. Her buying and selling desk work atmosphere resembles a 1980s frat occasion, her husband feels employment is beneath him, and the majority of childcare and homecare nonetheless falls in Belle’s already full lap.
Enter Henry, the previous school fiancé she by no means fairly bought over; now a hedge fund mogul. He turns into her largest consumer, and Belle will get to see the life she may need had with him. Whereas Henry campaigns to win Belle again, the sexually harassed girls in her workplace take motion to enhance their working situations, and recruit a cautious Belle right into a secret “glass ceiling membership” whose purpose is to mellow the cowboy banking tradition and get equal pay for his or her work. All alongside, Belle can sense the monetary markets heading towards their soon-to-be historic crash and that one thing has to offer—and when it does, all the pieces goes to alter: her marriage, her profession, her world, and her have to maintain her colleagues’ palms to themselves.
From Maureen Sherry, a prize profitable author, a former Managing Director on Wall Avenue (who by no means signed a nondisclosure settlement when she left), Opening Belle takes readers into the adrenaline-fueled chaos of a Wall Avenue buying and selling desk, the lavish events, the lunch-time rendezvous, and in the end into the center of a lady who finds it simpler to cook dinner up thousands and thousands at work than dinner at dwelling.
Download PDF eBook Opening Belle: A Novel