Fic­tion

Being Audrey Hepburn

  • From the Publisher
May 22, 2014

Lis­beth Anne Wachow­icz of South End Mont­clair, New Jer­sey comes from a bro­ken home in the land of tube tops, frost­ed lip-gloss, juice­heads, hoop ear­rings and the shore.” She has a cir­cle of friends who have ded­i­cat­ed their teenage lives to relieve the world of all its alco­hol one drink at a time. Lisbeth’s only sal­va­tion, her addic­tion, her jam, her fix is Audrey Hep­burn. She’s watched all her movies and knows every line by heart. When she has the oppor­tu­ni­ty to secret­ly try on Audrey’s icon­ic Givenchy and pass as an ingénue at a Met­ro­pol­i­tan Muse­um of Art Gala, she is trans­formed. She becomes who she wants to be by pre­tend­ing to be some­body she’s not and liv­ing among the young and priv­i­leged Man­hat­tan elite. Soon she’s faced with choic­es that she could nev­er imag­ine mak­ing — between who she’s become and who she once was. 

The Jer­sey Shore meets Gos­sip Girl in a thor­ough­ly orig­i­nal Cin­derel­la sto­ry crammed full of every­thing Audrey. And it all begins with that lit­tle black dress…

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