Scooter Culminer thought being poor was tough, but as he is about to become rich, Scooter realizes how complicated his life can become. As the company Scooter owns approaches the day its stock goes on sale for the first time, Scooter simply wants to find a woman to share his life with. His attempts to develop a steady relationship lead to some hilarious escapades. Eventually, Scooter hires a relationship guru. The teacher raises the stakes and escalates the comic complexities of Scooter's life. Then Scooter discovers reasons to suspect his partner is stealing from the company. . . and Scooter must deal with a pistol-packing porno star, the theft of a car he loves, two gorgeous and alluring golddiggers, and a series of comically incompetent bureaucracies.
"The I.P.O." is that rare novel that not only showcases rich characters and an engaging plot, it counterpoints comedy and drama, displays our lesser and better selves, engages and stimulates, and, above all, entertains.