Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell returns to familiar fixations in 4 Blondes – getting laid and getting rich. Blonde AmbitionCandace Bushnell created a sensation with her first book, Sex and the City, spawning an HBO series that has become a. Have a cocktail and read Candace Bushnell.” —Karen Karbo, The Oregonian ” Four Blondes is a punchy cluster of stories about sex, looks, money, more sex.

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I’ve lost a quarter of a pound from the morning. I’m going to include some quotes now just to illustrate the strangeness and awkwardness of the story, and also to bring to light some of the stereotyping and weight shaming. Now, if we see Four Blondes as Four Blondes and nothing else, it is clearly a winner. At first I felt like I was missing some gushnell secret underlying message about society while I was reading it, but then I thought that it was just about four stupid rich women.

I did not enjoy it what-so-ever I’m going with the former. Yes, we are the city that loves money, hot careers, and hard to get into restaurants but we do have a heart. Click on a plot link to find similar books! Janey Wilcox and the journalist, especially busynell journalist are not very special.

Janey is proud that she has to rely on others to get by, particularly men. The fourth story just seemed like a last minute add-on it’s the shortest and least detailed.

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Four Blondes may seem like a dumb book today but I am sure it will be among the books that chronicled the life 21st century women. I had an idea to start taking a lot of notes when I read, since I thought it would help with my reviews. I love sex in the city or sex and the city whatever universe your from, so I gave this a go. Bushnell’s first book, Sex and the City, based on her popular New York Observer column and progenitor of the spectacularly successful television series starring Sarah Jessica Parker, saw its author hailed by some critics as the Jane Austen of the Upper West Side.


4 Blondes Book Summary and Study Guide

Views Read Edit View history. Four Blondes cha “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. What was it I wanted? To view it, click here.

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I only gave this 1 star because it was an easy read and I will admit a line or buxhnell was funny, however, it was hard for me to give it 1. Their stories, remarkably, are less interesting.

It’s about 4 stupid women who make nushnell choices and live lives consumed by selfishness and boredom. I know this is just chick lit, but it is poorly written chick lit. You’ve come a long way baby!

None of the women seem happy. Refresh and try again. Let’s see if I can get this 0 star to stick. Unfortunately, the author has projected the hard truth about 21st century women.

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Janey’s only concrete talent is her ability to slink into the affections of a man with a large summer house in the Hamptons, where she will be invited to spend the season as his mistress.

I finally followed the 50 page rule, where if it’s not good by the first 50 pages, dump it. The second story is also complex. Also, you see an element of the lady that Bushnell may actually be in her real life in almost all of the stories.


Are they scared of them too? She shows us that no matter who you are you can be dissatisfied with life but she also shows us that it is never too late to make a change for the better. I found that anorexic princess character rather fascinating! Read this book only if you are being threatened with d Bushnell blonees one of the worse writers of all time.

It was the best of blondes — it was the worst of blondes. The thoughts and actions of her characters cause these stories to be for mature audiences only.

They all seem trapped b,ondes sad. So, we now have the right to eat macaroons as we please, and women from every social strata can prostitute themselves freely – yipee! Amazon Kindle 0 editions. These 4 blonds were quite unique.

Well, my answer will be, if you are getting bored buwhnell wanna read something light, something like no-strings-attached, something that will give you a good laugh, then you may pick a copy of this book. Nov 08, Emily Scott rated it it was ok. I say tortured because Winnie is kind of a bitch. Read this book only if you are being threatened with death.

And that’s not a bad thing. Her women are no less grasping and self-obsessed than the brash Wall Street cast of American Psycho, and they do not know how to laugh at themselves; there is no room here for gentle Bllondes Jones-like self-deprecation about wobbly thighs. Only in an attempt to attract Zizi does she begin dating Selden.