Rules of Civility Free epub Download 9781444708875
In a jazz bar on the last night of 1937, watching a quartet because she couldn't afford to see the whole ensemble, there were certain things Katey Kontent knew: how to sneak into a cinema and steal silk stockings from Bendel's ; how to type eighty words a minute, five thousand an hour, nine million a year, and that if you can still lose yourself in a Dickens novel then everything is going to be fine. By the end of the year she's learned : how to live like a redhead and insist upon the very best, that riches can turn to rags in the trip of a heartbeat, chance encounters can be fated, and the word 'yes' can be a poison. That's how quickly New York City comes about, like a weathervane, or the head of a cobra. Time tells which.