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The Shape of Things to Come

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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date July 1, 2002
Pages 257
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060084417
ISBN-10 0060084413
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $12.95 says people who bought this book also bought:
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Summaries and Reviews
Thirtysomething-year-old Isabelle finds herself posing as an variety of potential tenants for a newly built gated community after returning to her Midwestern hometown to work for a temp agency that specialzes in a form of temporary espionage. Reprint. description: Product Description:

Isabelle, a woman in her thirties without any of the trappings of a grown-up life, has just been fired from her job at a San Francisco phone company. Returning to the midwestern suburb of her childhood, Standardsville, Illinois, she contends with her dating single mother, a neighbor who once appeared on The Honeymooners, and an ex-boyfriend. She also becomes a mystery shopper for a temp agency, posing as a variety of potential tenants for newly built suburban communities to access their exclusive services.

Enchanted by the possiblities of disguise, Isabelle spins a web of lies that keeps the world at a distance until she unearths long-kept secrets that force her to rethink everything she thought she knew.

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