Description - Happiness Sold Separately by Lolly Winston
Elinor Mackey has lived her life in perfect order- college, law school, successful corporate career, marriage. But suddenly her world is falling apart. Now in her late 30s, it s seems likely that she and her husband, Ted, will never have children. As Elinor withdraws from Ted into an interior world of heartbreak and anger, Ted begins an affair with Gina, the nutritionist at their gym a young woman with an inquisitive, angry, insatiable ten-year-old son, Toby, who adores Ted. ina has her own complicated life but Ted finds comfort in her perkiness and enthusiasm for life, as Elinor turns to The Iliad and her garden, watching the stars at night and finding comfort in the laundry room, nursing her pain. But it is here that she learns the truth, and as they seek to mend their fractured marriage, Elinor tries to bury her anger and hurt and Ted tries not to think about Gina. And then Elinor finds herself pregnant and suddenly they are faced with choices they never thought they d have to make
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(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - Lolly Winston
Lolly Winston holds an MFA in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College and is a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, and many others. She has taught classes in freelance writing, and published short fiction in The Sun. She lives with her husband in Northern California.