Book review: Pineapple Street is a witty debut about old money with a hasty ending

Jenny Jackson’s debut novel is a breezy, fun read that is a humorous and sharp take about the trappings of class and old money. PHOTOS: PANSING, SARAH SHATZ
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Pineapple Street
By Jenny Jackson
Fiction/Cornerstone/Paperback/342 pages/$25.92/Books Kinokuniya
3 stars

In the prelude of editor Jenny Jackson’s debut novel Pineapple Street, a character rushes out of a coffee house after uttering the line: “Oh, no! I left my Cartier bracelet in Lena’s BMW and she’s leaving soon for her grandmother’s house in Southampton!”

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