The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

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by Rebecca Miller, Be Announced To
     
 

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At fifty, Pippa Lee seems just fine. The devoted wife of a brilliant publisher thirty years her senior, the proud mother of successful twins, and a lovely and adored friend and neighbor, she seems to glow with feminine serenity. But when her husband spontaneously decides they should cast off Gramercy Park for Marigold Village retirement home as a “preemptive…  See more details below

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At fifty, Pippa Lee seems just fine. The devoted wife of a brilliant publisher thirty years her senior, the proud mother of successful twins, and a lovely and adored friend and neighbor, she seems to glow with feminine serenity. But when her husband spontaneously decides they should cast off Gramercy Park for Marigold Village retirement home as a “preemptive strike against his decrepitude,” Pippa finds her beatific persona unraveling in alarming ways: the truth is that the gracious woman of the present day has seen more than her fair share of the wild side. By seventeen, Pippa had lived with a Dexedrine-addicted mother, felt the first stirrings of sexuality with a school girlfriend, had an affair with a teacher, and run away from home, set adrift on a course littered with broken hearts—until she seemingly found love and security in a family of her own. And now that established world, too, is in danger.

In Pippa Lee we have an unforgettable heroine, and a quirky and acutely intelligent portrait of the many lives behind a single name. Even after we've read it, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is a story that is still unfurling.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433244162
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Edition description:
Unabridged, 6 CDs, 7 hrs. 30 min.
Pages:
6
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca Miller has worked as a painter, actress, and director. She is the author of the short-story collection Personal Velocity, her feature film adaptation of which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance; The Ballad of Jack and Rose; and Angela.

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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
SGP More than 1 year ago
A great read with a touch of suspense. It makes you wonder what stories lie underneath the surface of the lives of unlikely couples. Ms. Miller brought her characters to life well enough to see them as people you know - people that you love and hate.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My mansion is at herdier
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Snivy's treehouse at gligar only res.
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Luvdisc is my tree house.
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MY MANSION IS AT RELICANTH!!
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I liked it, but didn't think it was anything special.