Getting Over Tom
Child brides, misguided newlyweds, and lusty middle-aged grandmothers are just a few of the characters Abigail Thomas brings to life in these wise and witty stories about women of all ages trying to...more
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The one comfort I take in reading books I don't like all that much is I feel reassured of my writing abilities: if this book can make it through the publishing world, so can anything I write.
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