Death by Leisure

Death by Leisure

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Published to rave reviews and now available in paperback, Death by Leisure is the incisive, irreverent, and savagely funny story of British journalist Chris Ayresa€™s attempt to infiltrate the American leisure class (and find true love) in the credit-fueled years before the economic collapse. When the bubble bursts, however, Ayres must learn to live without the billionaire balls, supermodel girlfriends, foie gras pina coladas, and caviar facials to which hea€™s grown accustomed. Just like the rest of us, alas.Russian doll, with several outer layers and a delicate, foam-cushioned corea€”to protect the giant TV during its odyssey across the Pacific. ... The manual even recommended a separate two-hundred-dollar power conditioner, to ensure that only the purest, ... Customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power were being advised to switch off energy-inefficient devices, such as plasma TVs.

Title:Death by Leisure
Author:Chris Ayres
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2010-01-19


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