Guess Whose New Novel Starts Like This


“Life was hard. But a pouf? That should be easy.

“Giovanna ‘Gia’ Spumanti was a hair-raising pro. She’d been banging out poufs since age eleven or as soon as her fingers were long enough to hold a bottle of Deluxe Aqua Net.”

Any guesses?

Here’s some help: It’s not Toni Morrison.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 27, 2010

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