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The After Party - A Novel

Anton DiSclafani

"A vintage version of 'Gossip Girl' meets bigger hair." -The Skimm "DiSclafani's story sparkles like the jumbo diamonds her characters wear to one-up each other. Historical fiction lovers will linger over every lush detail." -People One of the Best New Books for Summer 2016 - Good Housekeeping One of the 3 Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down - O Magazine From the bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls comes a story of lifelong female friendship - in all its intimate agony and joy - set within a world of wealth, beauty, and expectation. Joan Fortier is the epitome of Texas glamour and the center of the 1950s Houston social scene. Tall, blonde, beautiful, and strong, she dominates the room and the gossip columns. Every man wants her; every woman wants to be her. Devoted to Joan since childhood, Cece Buchanan is either her chaperone or her partner in crime, depending on whom you ask. But when Joan's radical behavior escalates the summer they are twenty-five, Cece considers it her responsibility to bring her back to the fold, ultimately forcing one provocative choice to appear the only one there is. A thrilling glimpse into the sphere of the rich and beautiful at a memorable moment in history, The After Party unfurls a story of friendship as obsessive, euphoric, consuming, and complicated as any romance.

"A vintage version of 'Gossip Girl' meets bigger hair." -The Skimm "DiSclafani's story sparkles like the jumbo diamonds her characters wear to one-up each other. Historical fiction lovers will linger over every lush detail." -People One of the Best New Books for Summer 2016 - Good Housekeeping One of the 3 Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down - O Magazine From the bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls comes a story of lifelong female friendship - in all its intimate agony and joy - set within a world of wealth, beauty, and expectation. Joan Fortier is the epitome of Texas glamour and the center of the 1950s Houston social scene. Tall, blonde, beautiful, and strong, she dominates the room and the gossip columns. Every man wants her; every woman wants to be her. Devoted to Joan since childhood, Cece Buchanan is either her chaperone or her partner in crime, depending on whom you ask. But when Joan's radical behavior escalates the summer they are twenty-five, Cece considers it her responsibility to bring her back to the fold, ultimately forcing one provocative choice to appear the only one there is. A thrilling glimpse into the sphere of the rich and beautiful at a memorable moment in history, The After Party unfurls a story of friendship as obsessive, euphoric, consuming, and complicated as any romance.
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"A vintage version of 'Gossip Girl' meets bigger hair." -The Skimm "DiSclafani's story sparkles like the jumbo diamonds her characters wear to one-up each other. Historical fiction lovers will linger over every lush detail." -People One of the Best New Books for Summer 2016 - Good Housekeeping One of the 3 Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down - O Magazine From the bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls comes a story of lifelong female friendship - in all its intimate agony and joy - set within a world of wealth, beauty, and expectation. Joan Fortier is the epitome of Texas glamour and the center of the 1950s Houston social scene. Tall, blonde, beautiful, and strong, she dominates the room and the gossip columns. Every man wants her; every woman wants to be her. Devoted to Joan since childhood, Cece Buchanan is either her chaperone or her partner in crime, depending on whom you ask. But when Joan's radical behavior escalates the summer they are twenty-five, Cece considers it her responsibility to bring her back to the fold, ultimately forcing one provocative choice to appear the only one there is. A thrilling glimpse into the sphere of the rich and beautiful at a memorable moment in history, The After Party unfurls a story of friendship as obsessive, euphoric, consuming, and complicated as any romance.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dorothy Dillingham Blue

Length:

10h 12m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:38


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:00


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:37


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:13


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:09


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:45


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:50


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:35


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:57


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:56


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:16


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:06


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:11


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:39


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:49


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:01


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:13


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:30


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:33


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:02


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:59


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:47


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:00


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:54


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:57


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:04


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:02


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:03


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:30


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:43


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:19


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:05


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:40


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:55


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:10


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:26


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

08:45


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:09


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:56


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:03


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:29


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:45


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:24


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:18


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

02:46


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:14


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:51


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:48


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:58


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:28


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:58


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:41


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:51


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

08:46


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:00


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:24


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:20


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:24


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:15


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:42


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:44


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:12


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:41


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

08:37


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:53


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:51


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

09:01


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:17


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:37


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

08:09


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

08:47


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:28


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

08:39


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

08:23


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:12


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

07:27


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

08:54


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:50


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

00:37


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

00:27