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- DescriptionPaisley Mischief is a delightfully droll satire set in the most exclusive private men's club on New York's Park Avenue. The Avenue Club is a place where rich banker-types meet in easy camaraderie and one wears trunks in the pool, because when you're the right sort of person, you're supposed to have thing to hide.When a famously brash movie producer applies for membership, long-simmering tensions at The Avenue rise to a boil. Who is Max Guberstein and where did he come from? Why does he want to join and most important, will he get in? These are the questions on everyone's mind, but it's left up to Dante Penfield, the club president's feckless nephew, and his resourceful roommate Audrey to figure out the answers.Offering an inside glimpse into the preppy world, this tightly plotted comedy rolls like a freight train toward its ingenious conclusion. Paisley Mischief is reminiscent of the best drawing room comedies with its hilariously drawn characters and their highly incompatible views of the world. You will be charmed!Lincoln MacVeagh is a lapsed WASP. As a boy, he could t imagine getting on an airplane without wearing a necktie. Raised in London, he went to boarding school at Groton and studied philosophy at Harvard. He w lives in New York City. Paisley Mischief is his first vel.
- Author BiographyLincoln MacVeagh is a lapsed WASP. As a boy, he could not imagine getting on an airplane without wearing a necktie. He went to boarding school at Groton, studied philosophy at Harvard, and since then he has worked as a busboy, a school teacher, a framing carpenter, a caterer, a journalist and a computer programmer. Paisley Mischief is his first novel. He lives in Astoria, Queens.
- Author(s)Lincoln Macveagh
- PublisherFebruary Books
- Date of Publication24/06/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFebruary Books
- Weight204 g
- Width132 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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