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NSFW, a novel, Isabel Kaplan

NSFW, a novel, Isabel Kaplan
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Isabel Kaplan
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a novel
"A novel about a young woman trying to succeed in Hollywood without selling her soul. With electrifying prose and a darkly humorous voice, NSFW is an unflinching exploration of the grey area between empowerment and complicity, and an unforgettable portrait of what success costs in today's world"--, Provided by publisherFrom the outside, the unnamed protagonist in NSFW appears the vision of success. She has landed an entry-level position at a leading TV network that thousands of college grads would kill for. And sure, she has much to learn. The daughter of a prominent feminist attorney, she grew up outside the industry, better versed in gender dynamics than box office hits. But she's resourceful and hardworking what could go wrong? At first, the high adrenaline work environment motivates her, yet as she climbs the ranks, she confronts the reality of creating change from the inside. Her points only get attention when echoed by male colleagues. She hears whispers of abuse and sexual misconduct. Her mother says to keep her head down until she's the one in charge a scenario that seems idealistic at best, morally questionable at worst. When her personal and professional lives collide, threatening both the network and her future, she must finally decide what to protect: the career she's given everything for or the empowered woman she claims to be
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