The Knockoff

The Knockoff

A Novel

Book - 2015
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Discovering that her young former assistant is plotting to steal her job and transform their fashion magazine into an app, editor-in-chief Imogen Tate is challenged to find her inner geek to save her career and the magazine.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2015.
ISBN: 9780385539586
Characteristics: 338 pages ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Piazza, Jo - Author

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mammothhawk229e
Feb 09, 2017

You can teach old dog new tricks summed up novel.
Kind of nice for heterosexual new money nerd mentor lusting protagonist's older lonely client friend.

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sherit
Jul 01, 2016

Good summer read:)

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GusAndAbe
Jun 22, 2016

A mash up of old school movies - The Women, All About Eve, Sex in the City set in the Devil Wears Prada world of a high fashion magazine.
A funny tale of how Imogen a charming, heroic, technology illiterate, 40-something, cancer survivor, wife and mother of 2 who is on a quest to save her career despite the manipulations of a 20-something, bully, tech wiz, former assistant, rival, Eve.

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jdpedersen
Jun 06, 2016

Great summer read--The Devil Wears Prada in reverse. Lots of fun, good characters you can get behind; a tight, fast-paced plot; and a very satisfying ending. Won't win any prizes, but a great way to spend a few hours.

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LaFilm
May 24, 2016

Although the book is entertaining at times, it gets to be old. Reading the e-book version and am 65% done, but feel I don't need to finish it which is a bad sign.
Was hoping it would be written as well as Devil Wears Prada, but the characters just aren't that great.
Also, it's extremely annoying to have name dropping on every page: "The dress she wore was a gift from her long time friend Michael Kors..." etc etc. Boring, predictable...

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lgold08540
Jul 02, 2015

So predictable; a revised "All About Eve."

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preitzel
Jun 11, 2015

Recommend this book to your best friend over a glass of white! It will be your favorite beach read this summer. You will be LOL. ;)

JCLDianeH Jun 01, 2015

It's a bit like The Devil Wears Prada goes digital and discovers social media.

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