Alex Garrett, a recent college graduate who began her Wall Street career in 2006, dreams of fast-talking days on the trading floor while living a life tied to a government bond desk and performing other peculiar tasks.
About the Author
Erin Duffy graduated from Georgetown University in 2000 with a B.A. in English and went on to spend ten-plus years in fixed-income sales on Wall Street. Bond Girl is her first novel. She lives in New York City.
Praise for Bond Girl…
“I’m crazy about Bond Girl. Erin Duffy is a fresh, funny, and fabulous new voice in literature.…Great story. Delicious debut.” -Adriana Trigiani, author of Lucia, Lucia and Brava, Valentine
“Despite financial details that may make your head spin and a workplace that will make your stomach churn, Duffy’s fresh take on the single-in-the-city tale does a terrific job of reviving chick lit (not every girl works in publishing or PR, after all).” -Library Journal (starred review)
“A compelling, fun read.” -Kirkus on BOND GIRL
“Duffy’s first novel is a sharp, witty look at the intricacies of the trading floor and the people who populate it. The writing is clever and articulate, and Alex’s story of personal growth makes her a sympathetic, likable heroine…an entertaining and timely read.” -Booklist on BOND GIRL
“Bond Girl is a sparkling debut, smart and snappy but never weighed down by financial terminology. Who knew Wall Street could be this much fun? A-” -Entertainment Weekly on BOND GIRL
“Writing with an addictively acerbic sense of humor, Duffy gives readers a sassy new heroine and an unforgettable tour of financial trading.” -Chicago Tribune
“Told in first person in Alex’s voice — and what an appealing voice it is, one that makes Alex likable from the first page — “Bond Girl” is a smartly written comic novel that’s great fun to read.” -Richmond Times-Dispatch
“If you’re looking for a great weekend retreat or a great book for the beach, look for this one. For any woman who’s ever had a love-hate-detest relationship with a job Bond Girl is truly perfect.” -Wisconsin Rapids Tribune on BOND GIRL
“Bond Girl is a witty and very racy...Trust me, you won’t be bored with this Wall Street story.” -Washington Post