Bergdorf Blondes Book Summary and Study Guide

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The main character, called only "Moi" is best friends with Julie Bergdorf, a very rich heiress. They traverse New York, spend lots of money, and met handsome, exciting men. One of the men that "moi" meets is Zach, a Jude Law look alike. At first, Zach is very romantic and sweeps "Moi" off her feet, but he becomes more and more distant, and eventually becomes very mean to her. During this time, Zack and "moi" go to L.A., and there "Moi" meets Charlie Dunlain, a handsome director. She doesn't fall for him because she is with Zach, but decides to set him up with Julie Bergdorg.
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After "moi" sets Charlie up with Julie, Zach breaks up with her after psychotically yelling at her. This causes "Moi" to have a breakdown, and Julie whisks her off to the Ritz in France to recover. While there, Charlie comes by and realizes that Julie is cheating on him, so he breaks it off with her-unbenownst to "Moi" who thinks they are still together because Julie tells her that they are.
After "Moi", Julie, and Charlie get back to the city, "Moi's apartment gets robbed. She goes to a hotel to spend the night, but can't get into her room. She discovers that Charlie is staying in the room too, and spends the night with him. Afterwards, she feels guilty but realizes she likes Charlie. Julie finds out, of course, and is furious. Charlie then leaves the country for reasons unknown.
"Moi" then goes to England, where her parents live, for her dad's 50th birthday. Julie, having decided to forgive her, goes too. While trying to get to her parents house, "Moi" ends up in a neighboring home, where a very wealthy, titled family lives. "Moi" realizes that Charlie Dunlain actually lives there, and he the boy her mother always wanted her to get together with, because he was a member of the rich family next door. "Moi" and Charlie get together and live happily ever after, and Julie and "Moi" remain friends.

The review of this Book prepared by Kate Weinbaum

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Abusive:    -   strongly verbal Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Who's in charge?    -   he is Abusive lover?    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   writer Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

Profession/status:    -   writer Effect of sexing    -   blissful

Writing Style

How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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