Because She Can
Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
Date: February 2007
Duration: 6 hours 0 minutes
A witty and revealing roman a clef about a woman who finally gets her dream job in book publishing only to realize she's working for the industry tyrant, in trade for the first time.
In a New York minute, Claire Truman lands both a plum position at a top publishing house and the man she's wanted for ten years...then reality intervenes. Her new boss is Vivian Grant, a notoriously ruthless tyrant known for her tirades, traumatized assistants, and tabloid-inspired bestsellers. Soon Claire's job is stealing more and more of her time and her relationship with her fiance begins to feel the strain. It doesn't help that she's working late nights with a brilliant-and handsome-first-time author. As Vivian's outrageous demands continue to escalate, Claire wonders if she likes where the fast track is taking her-and worries about what she might turn into...