Synopses & Reviews
Audrey Corcoran never dreamed she'd try cocaine, but a year after a bitter divorce, she meets a man named Owen Little who convinces her that a little buzz might be exactly what she needs to lift her spirits. And why not? He's already turned her on to jazz, and no one in his circle of friends ever thinks twice about getting high. Soon, however, her escalating drug use puts a strain on Audrey's relationship with her daughters, and she begins to sell cocaine from her home in order to subsidize her habit. At turns horrifying and hilarious, The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl offers a scathing indictment of American consumer culture and the wildly conflicting demands it makes upon women.
Marc Schuster's colorful debut novel paints a riveting portrait of a divorced mother whose quest to be everything to everyone reveals the dark secrets that lie behind the locked doors of America's suburbs.