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The Shape of Things to Come: A Novel

Authors: Casey, Maud
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC044000, FIC045000, FIC019000
ISBN: 9780061873171, Related ISBNs: 0061873179, 9780060084417, 9780061873171
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Isabelle, a woman in her thirties without any of the trappings of a grown-up life, has just been fired from her job at a San Francisco phone company. Returning to the midwestern suburb of her childhood, Standardsville, Illinois, she contends with her dating single mother, a neighbor who once appeared on The Honeymooners, and an ex-boyfriend. She also becomes a mystery shopper for a temp agency, posing as a variety of potential tenants for newly built suburban communities to access their exclusive services.

Enchanted by the possiblities of disguise, Isabelle spins a web of lies that keeps the world at a distance until she unearths long-kept secrets that force her to rethink everything she thought she knew.

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