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THE ICKABOG
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There May Be an Asterisk Involved
Vedashree Khambete

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Apr 15, 2013
Imprint : Hachette India
Page Extent : 216
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350095850
Price : 299

About the book

When it comes to advertising, somewhere, hidden in the fine print, there may be an asterisk involved...

'For all the advertising awards the agency had won over the years, the J. McCarthy office also had a pool table in the lobby, beanbags to sprawl on and a small glass cabin where you could go and scream quietly when you started getting scary daydreams about dancing sanitary napkins.'

Ira Bhat, copywriter by day, sleep-deprived copywriter by night, has only one goal: to not go utterly bonkers as she negotiates the perils and pitfalls of a career in advertising. These include, but are not limited to: comma-obsessed clients, award-obsessed bosses, obnoxious marketing executives, high-strung creative types, impossible deadlines, obscure briefs, fiercely competitive colleagues, the death of many a big idea...and the ever-present danger of falling in love with the new account planner. Sounds doable. But is it?'


'For all the advertising awards the agency had won over the years, the J. McCarthy office also had a pool table in the lobby, beanbags to sprawl on and a small glass cabin where you could go and scream quietly when you started getting scary daydreams about dancing sanitary napkins.'

Ira Bhat, copywriter by day, sleep-deprived copywriter by night, has only one goal: to not go utterly bonkers as she negotiates the perils and pitfalls of a career in advertising. These include, but are not limited to: comma-obsessed clients, award-obsessed bosses, obnoxious marketing executives, high-strung creative types, impossible deadlines, obscure briefs, fiercely competitive colleagues, the death of many a big idea...and the ever-present danger of falling in love with the new account planner. Sounds doable. But is it?'


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Vedashree Khambete
Vedashree Khambete was born in Mumbai in 1981. She took to writing because, really, when you have bad eyesight, bad hair and spectacular dental problems, what else is there to do on a Friday night? Sh...(+)