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Author Escobar, Melba, 1976- author.

Title House of Beauty / Melba Escobar de Nogales ; translated from the Spanish by Elizabeth Bryer.

Publication Info. London : 4th Estate, 2019.
©2018, ©2015
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F ESCOBAR    AVAILABLE
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Description 247 pages ; 22 cm
Note First published in Colombia by Editorial Planeta Colombiana A.A. in 2015. First published in Great Britain in 2018 by 4th Estate.
Summary House of Beauty is a high-end salon in Bogota's exclusive Zona Rosa area, and Karen is one of its best beauticians. But there is more to her role than the best way to apply wax, or how to give the perfect massage. Her clients confide in her, and she knows all about them. Their breast implants, their weekends in Miami, their divorces and affairs. Karen has problems of her own. She's in trouble, and she needs money. More money than she can make at House of Beauty. Most serious of all: a teenage girl has been found dead, and Karen was one of the last people to see her alive. So the girl's mother is desperate to talk to her.
Subject Beauty operators -- Fiction.
Teenagers -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Misogyny -- Fiction.
Social classes -- Colombia -- Fiction.
Bogotá (Colombia) -- Fiction.
Spanish fiction -- Translations into English.
English fiction -- Translations from Spanish.
Genre Thrillers (Fiction)
Added Author Bryer, Elizabeth, translator.
Added Title Casa de la belleza. English.
ISBN 9780008308605 (hardcover)
0008308608 (hardcover)
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