This Beautiful Life
A NovelBook - 2011
When their fifteen-year-old son Jake forwards a sexually explicit video of a thirteen-year-old girl to his friends, which then goes viral, the Bergmots find their social and professional lives in jeopardy and decide to fight back, resulting in disastrousconsequences. The Bergamots move from their comfortable suburban Ithaca to the Upper West Side of New York City. Soon after, the upper-class cocoon in which they have enveloped themselves is ripped apart when 15-year-old Jake wakes up one morning after an unchaperoned party and finds an email waiting in his inbox from an 8th grade admirer. Attached is a sexually explicit video she has made for him. Shocked, a little proud, he forwards the video to a friend, who then forwards it to a friend. Soon the video has gone viral. This is a timely, provocative and deeply affecting domestic drama. It has received excellent early endorsements.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2011
Branch Call Number: SCH
Characteristics: 288 p