The View from Penthouse B by Elinor Lipman audiobook

The View from Penthouse B

By Elinor Lipman
Read by Mia Barron

Dreamscape 9780547576213
8.78 Hours Unabridged
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Unexpectedlywidowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband, Edwin, when her oldersister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot’s luxuriousVillage apartment. For Margot, divorced amid scandal (hint: her husband was afertility doctor) and then made Ponzi-poor, it’s a chance to shake Gwen out ofher grief and help make ends meet. To further this effort she enlists a thirdboarder, the handsome, cupcake-baking Anthony. As the threeswap money-making schemes and timid Gwen ventures back out into the datingworld, the arrival of Margot’s paroled ex in the efficiency apartmentdownstairs creates not just complications but the chance for all sorts ofunexpected forgiveness. A sister story about love, loneliness, and new life inmiddle age, this is a cracklingly witty, deeply sweet novel from one of ourfinest comic writers.

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Summary

Summary

Unexpectedlywidowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband, Edwin, when her oldersister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot’s luxuriousVillage apartment. For Margot, divorced amid scandal (hint: her husband was afertility doctor) and then made Ponzi-poor, it’s a chance to shake Gwen out ofher grief and help make ends meet. To further this effort she enlists a thirdboarder, the handsome, cupcake-baking Anthony.

As the threeswap money-making schemes and timid Gwen ventures back out into the datingworld, the arrival of Margot’s paroled ex in the efficiency apartmentdownstairs creates not just complications but the chance for all sorts ofunexpected forgiveness. A sister story about love, loneliness, and new life inmiddle age, this is a cracklingly witty, deeply sweet novel from one of ourfinest comic writers.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Reading Elinor Lipman is like sitting down over coffee with your favorite friend. It’s all wonderful fun.” Washington Post
“Witty.” Good Housekeeping
“Charming.” Vanity Fair

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Author Bio: Elinor Lipman

Author Bio: Elinor Lipman

Elinor Lipman is the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including The Inn at Lake Devine and My Latest Grievance, winner of the Paterson Fiction Prize. In 2001 she won the New England Book Award for Fiction. The film Then She Found Me, directed by and starring Helen Hunt, is based on her first novel.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.78
Audience: Adult
Language: English