Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.

Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.

by Delia Ephron
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Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc. by Delia Ephron

In Sister Mother Husband Dog, Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life, love, sisterhood, movies, and family. In “Losing Nora,” she deftly captures the rivalry, mutual respect, and intimacy that made up her relationship with her older sister and frequent writing companion. “Blame It on the Movies” is Ephron’s wry and romantic essay about surviving her disastrous twenties, becoming a writer, and finding a storybook ending. “Bakeries” is both a lighthearted tour through her favorite downtown patisseries and a thoughtful, deeply felt reflection on the dilemma of having it all. From keen observations on modern living, the joy of girlfriends, and best-friendship, to a consideration of the magical madness and miracle of dogs, to haunting recollections of life with her famed screenwriter mother and growing up the child of alcoholics, Ephron’s eloquent style and voice illuminate every page of this superb and singular work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399166556
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Delia Ephron is a bestselling author and screenwriter. Her movies include The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, You’ve Got Mail, Hanging Up (based on her novel), and Michael. She has written novels for adults and teenagers, including her most recent, The Lion Is In; books of humor, including How to Eat Like a Child; and essays. Her journalism has appeared regularly in The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, More, and The Huffington Post. Her hit play Love, Loss, and What I Wore (cowritten with Nora Ephron) ran for more than two years off-Broadway and has been performed all over the world, including in Paris, Rio, and Sydney. She lives in New York City.

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Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc. 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Delia EPhron says things we all feel deep down in our hearts and minds but says them with exquisite eloquence and delicious humor. Treat yourself.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Delia Ephron is a joy to read. It's as though you're sitting with your best friend as she describles incidents in her life, talks about relationships, and simply relays stories. I've given the book as a gift to many friends who agree with me. She's a funny, sensitive, and warm writer.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a waste of time. One star is too high.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was less than interesting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ms. Ephron is a wonderful writer. This book was a very pleasant, relaxing read.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A child of alcoholics? ESSAY suggests a short very short book how many pages?