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Workaholic wallflower Alice Thrift, a socially inept surgical intern at a Boston hospital, is pursued romantically by Ray Russo, a social-climbing, somewhat shady purveyor of carnival fudge, until her roommate, nurse Leo Frawley, and neighbor, Dr. Sylvie Schwartz, decide to take on the task of guidi

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375724596
ISBN-10: 0375724591
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Elinor Lipman

Elinor Lipman is the author of The Dearly Departed," "The Ladies' Man," "The Inn at Lake Devine," "Isabel's Bed," "The Way Men Act," "Then She Found Me," "and "I"nto Love and Out Again. Her work has appeared in "The New York Times, The Boston Globe, "the "Chicago Tribune, Gourmet, Salon, Self, More, "and "Yankee Magazine." She has taught writing at Simmons, Hampshire, and Smith colleges, and won the 2001 New England Book Award for fiction. She lives in Massachusetts.

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