Six Weeks to Toxic
A NovelBook - 2006
Meet Bess: a cute and quirky sound artist for feature films with a punk-rock past and a penchant for pop philosophy. Meet Maxine: a sleek and strapping journalist whos privileged to the point of confusion. Both women work in Hollywood North, and the two have been best friends for 16 years.Cut to New Years Day 2000, where the story opens with a headache and a hangover. Bess finds herself facing 35, single, struggling to make ends meet and stuck with a bad case of the existential blues. Meanwhile, Maxi has just landed a new job, a new home, and a hot new man. But the tables turn when Maxis relationship begins to sour and Bess finds happiness in all the right places. The two begin to drift, and by Valentines Day 2000, 16 years of friendship turns into six weeks of toxic. Smart, savvy and sexy, Six Weeks to Toxic is a wildly witty debut novel that delves into the complex world of female friendships gone awry.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2006.
Characteristics: 271 p. ;,22 cm.