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Lily Brett
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Uncomfortably Close

Lily Brett


Harper Perennial

Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


275 pages

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It hasn't been easy for Ruth Rothwax, the proprietor of a successful letter-writing business, to branch out into a new greeting-card line. Her father, Edek, is driving her crazy at the office. Other women, who she thought would be supportive, are being catty and competitive, behavior Ruth swears that she will never imitate. But then Zofia arrives to turn Ruth's aspirations of sisterly solidarity--and her life--upside down. Fresh off the plane from Poland--a buxom, sixty-something femme fatale with a talent for making meatballs--Zofia wants to open a restaurant. And Edek, Zofia's most passionate admirer, wants his daughter to finance the enterprise. But Ruth knows that gleam in Zofia's eye only too well . . . and she knows it means big trouble for all of them.

By:   Lily Brett
Imprint:   Harper Perennial
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   222g
ISBN:   9780060505707
ISBN 10:   0060505702
Pages:   275
Publication Date:   November 2007
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Another enticing read -- Philadelphia Inquirer In this warm and zesty novel, Brett perfectly balances serious themes with witty malapropisms and endearing characters.--Booklist Another enticing read --Philadelphia Inquirer Another enticing read --Philadelphia Inquirer Another enticing read --Philadelphia Inquirer

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