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I'm So Happy for You: A Novel about Best Friends

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What if your best friend, whom you've always counted on to flounder in life and love (making your own modest accomplishments look not so bad), suddenly starts to surpass you in every way?

Wendy's best friend, Daphne, has always been dependably prone to catastrophe. And Wendy has always been there to help. If Daphne veers from suicidal to madly in love, Wendy offers encouragement. But when Daphne is suddenly engaged, pregnant, and decorating a fabulous town house in no time at all, Wendy is...not so happy for her. Caught between wanting to be the best friend she prides herself on being and crippling jealousy of flighty Daphne, Wendy takes things to the extreme, waging a full-scale attack on her best friend-all the while wearing her best, I'm-so-happy-for-you smile-and ends up in way over her head.

Rosenfeld has a knack for exposing the not-always-pretty side of being best friends--in writing that is glittering and diamond-sharp. I'M SO HAPPY FOR YOU is a smart, darkly humorous, and uncannily dead-on novel about female friendship.

Synopsis:

Wendy's best friend, Daphne, has always been dependably prone to catastrophe. And Wendy has always been there to help. But when Daphne suddenly starts to surpass her in every way, Wendy is not so happy for her, in this darkly humorous take on female friendship.

About the Author

Lucinda Rosenfeld is the author of the novels What She Saw... and Why She went Home. Her fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, Creative Non-Fiction, Slate.com, Glamour, and other magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two young daughters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316044509
Subtitle:
A novel about best friends
Author:
Rosenfeld, Lucinda
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Jealousy
Subject:
Female friendship
Subject:
General
Subject:
Best friends
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Female friendship; Rivalry; Jealousy; Misunderstandings; Secrets
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090729
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.26x5.50x.78 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Wendy's best friend, Daphne, has always been dependably prone to catastrophe. And Wendy has always been there to help. But when Daphne suddenly starts to surpass her in every way, Wendy is not so happy for her, in this darkly humorous take on female friendship.
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