The Carrie Diaries

Candace Bushnell (Author)


The Carrie Diaries is the coming-of-age story of one of the most iconic characters of our generation.

Before Sex and the City, Carrie Bradshaw was a small-town girl who knew she wanted more. She's ready for real life to start, but first she must navigate her senior year of high school. Up until now, Carrie and her friends have been inseparable. Then Sebastian Kydd comes into the picture, and a friend's betrayal makes her question everything.

With an unforgettable cast of characters, The Carrie Diaries is the story of how a regular girl learns to think for herself and evolves into a sharp, insightful writer. Readers will learn about her family background, how she found her writing voice, and the indelible impression her early friendships and relationships left on her. Through adventures both audacious and poignant, we'll see what brings Carrie to her beloved New York City, where her new life begins.

Product Details

Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
April 27, 2010
5.7 X 8.4 X 1.5 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Romancière et journaliste américaine, Candace Bushnell est l'auteur du best-seller mondial Sex and the City (Albin Michel) qui a inspiré la série télévisée-culte du mème nom et deux films au cinéma.


"With wit and insight, Carrie chronicles her emotionally charged senior year at a small Connecticut high school."--Publishers Weekly
"Fans will love this."--Booklist
"It would have been easy to write a coming-of-age story about Carrie Bradshaw that ham-fistedly foreshadows everything fans of the franchise know will come to pass. But Bushnell nails something harder: telling another chapter in the story of a cherished character that stands on its own."--Entertainment Weekly
"An addictive, ingenious origin story."--Los Angeles Times
"Carrie's sharp observations of her peers and human relationships give the book smart, sassy intellectual power."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)