The central plot is a contemporary twist on Woody Allen's film Manhattan, with the genders reversed: a woman who is involved with a much younger man falls in love with her married friend's lover. The central character - Holly Frick - has just got divorced, published a distastrous novel, and has been forced to go back to television writing with her gay writing partner, Richard, who is on a self-destructive binge. Holly is Jane Austen's Emma Woodhouse, if Emma had lived in a time and place where married women spoke openly ...

Secrets to Happiness 2010, Little Brown and Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780316013604

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Secrets to Happiness 2009, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316013581


Secrets To Happiness 2009, Sphere, London

ISBN-13: 9780751538304

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