Published: New York : Random House Publishing Group, 2004 Description: 1 online resource ISBN/ISSN: 9780345472090, Language: English
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From her sensational sleeper hit ;Patty Jane's House of Curl; to her heartwarming novel. Welcome to the Great Mysterious;, Lorna Landvik has won the hearts of readers everywhere by skillfully balancing hilarity with pathos, and bittersweet insights with heartwarming truths. Now she returns to her beloved, eccentric stomping ground of small-town Minnesota where the most eclectic, and engaging group of women you'll ever meet share love, loss, and laughter. Sometimes life is like a bad waiter--it serves you exactly what you ;don't; want. The women of Freesia Court have come together at life's table, fully convinced that there is nothing good coffee, delectable desserts, and a strong shoulder can't fix. Laughter is the glue that holds them together--the foundation of a book group they call AWEB--Angry Wives Eating Bon Bons--an unofficial "club" that becomes much more. It becomes a lifeline. The five women each have a story of their own to tell. There's..