Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: A Memoir of a Woman's Life

Anna Quindlen (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
April 23, 2013
Pages
204
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.6 X 8.0 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812981667
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About the Author

Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear. She is the author of six novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, and Every Last One.

Reviews

"[Quindlen] serves up generous portions of her wise, commonsensical, irresistibly quotable take on life. . . . What Nora Ephron does for body image and Anne Lamott for spiritual neuroses, Quindlen achieves on the home front."--NPR

"Classic Quindlen, at times witty, at times wise, and always of her time."--The Miami Herald

"[A] pithy, get-real memoir."--Booklist

Praise for Anna Quindlen

"A reporter by training, a storyteller at heart, [Quindlen's] writing is personal, humorous, and thought-provoking."--The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Quindlen is an astonishingly graceful writer."--San Francisco Examiner

"Thank goodness for Anna Quindlen. [She] is smart. And compassionate. And witty. And wise."--Detroit Free-Press

"[Quindlen is] America's resident sane person."--The New York Times