Family Happiness: Happiness

Paperback | December 5, 2000

byLaurie Colwin

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Polly is a happy wife and mother from a remarkable strong and attractive family -- until one day she finds herself entagled in a completely unexpected, sweet, yet painful, love affair with a painter named Lincoln Bennett.  All of Polly's beliefs about herself explode, uprooting what had seemed to be a settled -- and everlasting -- idea of family happiness.

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Polly is a happy wife and mother from a remarkable strong and attractive family -- until one day she finds herself entagled in a completely unexpected, sweet, yet painful, love affair with a painter named Lincoln Bennett.  All of Polly's beliefs about herself explode, uprooting what had seemed to be a settled -- and everlasting -- idea...

Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels:Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object, and A Big Storm Knocked It Over; three collections of short stories:Passion and Affect, Another Marvelous Thing, and The Lone Pilgrim; and two collections of essays:Home Cooking and More Home ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:December 5, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060958979

ISBN - 13:9780060958978

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"Consistently amusing and ultimately surprising."-- "Newsweek"If anyone wrote eloquently and magnificently about affairs of the heart, it was Laurie Colwin."-- "San Francisco Chronicle