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

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.81
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812981667

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About the Author

Anna Quindlen is the author of many bestselling books, including the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Rise and Shine, the #1 bestselling memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life. Her other novels include Blessings, One True Thing, the Oprah Book Club Selection Black and Blue, and Still Life with Bread Crumbs.

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