Limelight: A Novel

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In a smart and funny novel by the author of the critically acclaimed “big-hearted, charming” (The Washington Post) Small Admissions, a family’s move to New York City brings surprises and humor.

Allison Brinkley—wife, mother, and former unflappable optimist—discovers that her decision to pack up and move her family from suburban Dallas to the glittery chaos of Manhattan may have been more complicated than she and her husband initially thought. New York is more unruly and bewildering than she expected, defying the notions she developed from romantic movies and a memorable childhood visit. After a humiliating call from the principal’s office and the loss of the job she was counting on, Allison begins to accept that New York may not suit her after all.

When she has a fender-bender, witnessed by a flock of mothers at her son’s new school, she is led to the penthouse apartment of a luxurious Central Park West building and encounters a spoiled, hungover, unsupervised teenager who looks familiar. It doesn’t take long to recognize him as Carter Reid—a famous pop star who has been cast in a new Broadway musical. Through this brush with stardom, Allison embraces a unique and unexpected opportunity that helps her find her way in the heart of Manhattan.

“A tribute to Broadway, teen celebrity life, and a mother who has now seen it all, this work is tough love at its finest and a great read for those wanting a ride on the wild side” (Booklist, starred review).


  • Limelight 01 Open

    Duração: 12s
  • Limelight 02 Ch01

    Duração: 42min
  • Limelight 03 Ch02

    Duração: 37min
  • Limelight 04 Ch03

    Duração: 27min
  • Limelight 05 Ch04

    Duração: 18min
  • Limelight 06 Ch05

    Duração: 26min
  • Limelight 07 Ch06

    Duração: 24min
  • Limelight 08 Ch07

    Duração: 23min
  • Limelight 09 Ch08

    Duração: 35min
  • Limelight 10 Ch09

    Duração: 19min
  • Limelight 11 Ch10

    Duração: 30min
  • Limelight 12 Ch11

    Duração: 19min
  • Limelight 13 Ch12

    Duração: 36min
  • Limelight 14 Ch13

    Duração: 11min
  • Limelight 15 Ch14

    Duração: 25min
  • Limelight 16 Ch15

    Duração: 26min
  • Limelight 17 Ch16

    Duração: 08min
  • Limelight 18 Ch17

    Duração: 21min
  • Limelight 19 Ch18

    Duração: 12min
  • Limelight 20 Ch19

    Duração: 34min
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