THE EX-MRS. HEDGEFUND, BY JILL KARGMAN
[Fiction] This novel defines vacation read: quick to run through, fun to read, and full of likeable characters. With recent hedge fund stories in the news, this is also a timely book about a lifestyle many New Yorkers live. The title character, Holly, is living her dream as the stay-at-home wife of a hedge fund founder. Her world crashes as she discovers her husband’s infidelities, then Holly must start again. This is her tale of finding herself after the bottom drops out of her life. You’ll be cheering her on the whole time.
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