Double Standards - Chapters 16-17 Summary & Analysis

Judith McNaught
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Chapters 16-17 Summary

Due to the fact that Lauren has been assigned to a top secret project, Global Industries security has begun verifying her employment information. Several lies on her application have come to the attention of the head of security and he has decided to open an investigation into her history. At the same time, Lauren has brought a cake to work to celebrate Jim's birthday. Lauren also gives Jim a sweater she originally intended for Nick. Later in the day, Jim brings cake to Nick's office, showing off the sweater to Nick and then kissing Lauren as though they are lovers. Nick becomes angry at this show. For the next few days, Nick is a tyrant, causing a great deal of tension for everyone at Global Industries, except Mary who seems to be pleased with Nick's behavior. When Nick goes out of...

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