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Shopgirl (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
Shopgirl - Audio CD - Unabridged
Author: Steve Martin
Mirabelle is the "Shopgirl" of the title, a young woman, beautiful in a wall-flowerish kind of way, who works behind the glove counter at Neiman Marcus "selling things that nobody buys anymore." — Mirabelle captures the attention of Ray Porter, a wealthy businessman almost twice her age. As they tentatively embark on a relatio...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743550901
ISBN-10: 0743550900
Publication Date: 9/14/2005
Edition: Unabridged
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3.5 stars, based on 42 ratings
Publisher: Encore
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Shopgirl (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 25 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 10
I read this book after I saw the movie. Oh, how I wish I hadn't. Steve Martin is a genious! This book has such eloquent observations and economy of phrasing...it's as if each sentence is a bite of the most delicious thing you've ever eaten, and you just don't want to finish chewing it. I can't say enough about how much I loved this book. Timeless themes, modern sensibilities, and beautiful writing: what more could a modern reader want from a modern novel?
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Helpful Score: 9
I read this book after seeing the movie, looking for an explanation of some questions I had after seeing it. It did a good job answering my questions.

I was surprised and impressed by Steve Martin as a writer. It was an engaging read, written smartly with eloquent passages. I consider myself to have a broad and extensive vocabulary, but I found three words I had to look up. Pleasantly surprising for someone with a love of words :)

Overall, a bittersweet story, though -- with a good dose of truth and a great look into a man's psyche.
reviewed Shopgirl (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 30 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
Not action packed, but a good read that really looks at the minds and emotional sides of the characters. I found myself enjoying it more and more each character became more concrete.
reviewed Shopgirl (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 13 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
This is a very sweet, very readable little book. I love the tone of the writing--almost like a fairy tale.
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Helpful Score: 5
Who knew Steve Martin was such an amazing author! His inner monologue is better than many people's speeches.
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reviewed Shopgirl (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 5 more book reviews
I found this book quite interesting. I was expecting something funny and it was not funny but still quite interesting, enough so that I rented the movie.
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I love this book because i relate to mirabelle so well.
It really shows you to follow your dreams and allow failures to make you grow!

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Mirabelle (Primary Character)
Mr. Ray Porter (Primary Character)
Jeremy (Major Character)
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