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Books: Life after the dot-com bust

Taking a turn from covering the arts, Weekly A&E editor writes a novel about a down-on-her-luck cops reporter

Everything changes suddenly for a newspaper reporter on the Peninsula who lives to chase down police stories. She loses her cherished job in the dot-com bust of 2001 and learns her live-in boyfriend is cheating on her.

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Posted by esquared
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 5, 2013 at 11:47 am

Oh, hai. So that Trekkie cheated on you, eh?. What's that all about? May he suffer long and not prosper. Advice for Catherine, buy Apple and twitter (what's that, Catherine asks?) stocks. She gonna be rich. then again, if she rich, you won't write the book about her. I know, it's a ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff.

P.S.
chose midtown as a neighborhood since I don't live in your 'hood and that's the one that has similar 'hood here in NYC.


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Posted by Rebecca Wallace
arts & entertainment editor of the Palo Alto Weekly
on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Rebecca Wallace is a registered user.

Nice. Most people have told Catherine to buy Google. Maybe she should buy all three (with Hungarian forints), and then the sequel will have her chasing crime stories with the aid of a solid-gold jetpack.

And good choice. Midtown Palo Alto is exactly like NYC.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Hmmm is a registered user.

But is the book any good? I don't care about the tweets or any of that, I want to know if it's a decent read.


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Budapest, nice place to visit but wouldn't want to live there.


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