Pug Hill

Pug Hill

Book - 2006
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For Holly Golightly, there was always Tiffany's. For me, there's always Pug Hill. For as long as I've lived in New York, whenever I've just wanted to think, or relax, or be happy, or even sad, my destination of choice has been, without fail, Pug Hill.

For Hope McNeill, pugs are love, unconditional friendship, happiness, and freedom--all qualities currently in short supply in her own life. She's also short on time and apartment space, and for those reasons she doesn't have a pug of her own. But she does have Pug Hill in Central Park, where pugs (and their owners) from all over New York City convene.

She also has a serious crush on one of her co-workers at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a flailing relationship with her squash-playing, cold-weather-loving boyfriend, and an unspeakable fear of public speaking. When Hope's father calls with a daunting assignment--to make a speech at her parent's fortieth wedding anniversary party--Hope is completely taken off guard. As a last resort, she signs up for a public speaking class, but can't help wondering, will it be enough?

Some fears are so big that even all the pugs in the world might not be enough...

Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2006.
Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780425209714
0425209717
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 312 p. ; 21 cm.

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Palomino
Apr 05, 2012

A romance with no romance. Did I just read a romance or a story about a young woman who's anxious about making a speech? Anyways, I enjoyed it. It must have been the pugs.
A bit like "The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise", I cannot tell if the Pug Hill is a real thing or not.

hgeng63 Feb 23, 2012

Slow-moving chick lit. Good descriptions of dogs.

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