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The Autobiography of Vivian

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  198 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Meet Vivian . . .

A small-town girl who conquers the Big City on her own terms . . . a sucker for happy endings with an attraction to all things fattening—and a personality that oddly gets her in (and out of) trouble at lightning speed. This is her story . . . and perhaps a little of yours, too.

True, Vivian Livingston has the gig of a lifetime, starring 24/7 as the heroine
Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 25th 2002 by Ballantine Books (first published 2002)
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Sunni Crum-Thompson

Super "chick lit" and not deep at all. But ExACtLY what I needed to have a fun escape story from my life at the moment.
I read this book for my bookclub this month. Nothing really to say about this book. I would not read it again, or recommend it for anyone else to read. It seems like a coming of age book where the author doesn't ever come of age. Just my opinion...I am sure there are people who will love this book...I was just not one of them. For me, with my schedule, it was a complete waste of time.
this book is almost like the autobiography of ashley but i'm sure we can all insert our names there. i related to viv in so many ways it was a little disturbing. she was so real and for a moment i really thought it was a real autobiography. such a cool book i'm going to never get tired of. she's definitely a best friend every girl wants.
I was a little more into this book at the beginning, but I actually only scanned the last 10 pages or so only because I wanted to see if anything big happened at the end... I just couldn't get behind the author's sort of valley-girl stream-of-consciousness first person narration.
Really funny! This character...or I guess woman since she is so adorable. She's quirky and clumsy and yet you just find yourself rooting for her. I laughed so much during this book and was embarrassed for her at the same time.
Couldn't figure out how this book ever got published, or worse, how I came to be reading it. Just awful.
I totally enjoyed this chick-lit "autobiography" style novel. It was a fun, light read.
Jan 23, 2010 Giselle rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Every New Yorker
I've read this book at least 5 times. Personally it's extremely inspiring.
Some vulgar language. Overall witty witting and a quick read.
Renee Suto
funny easy read... had lots of flash backs to my twenties... Fun!
April Richardson
Oooooh, this was soooooooo awful!
check out her website!
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Bronx born, Sherrie Krantz grew up in New York and attended the University of Buffalo. She spent the first leg of her career as a public relations executive, first at Calvin Klein Inc. and then at Donna Karan International. From there, Sherrie founded Forever After Inc., parent company to and co-wrote The Autobiography of Vivian: A Novel and Vivian Lives. She continues to devel ...more
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