By Laura Zigman
(Anchor, Paperback, 9780375713224, 224pp.)
Publication Date: July 8, 2003
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Elise meets Donald on a flight to Washington, D.C., where he teaches and she edits self-help books. He is dreamy: 6’6” with unflinching green eyes and a proclivity for speaking frankly. Incredibly, they fall in love, get engaged, and start discussing wedding invitations.
And then Elise meets her—Adrienne—Donald’s stunning, leggy ex-fiancée. Adrienne is newly single and planning a move to D.C. Cleavage-baring, half-French, and with a degree from Yale, she seduces men with one flick of her hair. Worst of all, she and Donald have remained “good friends” since they broke up. Convinced that Adrienne is out to win Donald back, Elise begins stalking both of them obsessively . . . and starts adding up clues to what looks like a brazen affair.
Laura Zigman is the author of Animal Husbandry and Dating Big Bird. She spent ten years working in book publishing in New York. Her pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today. She now lives outside Boston.
“Delightfully frothy. . . . It’s a fun ride.” —Chicago Tribune
“[Zigman] has produced another book of the moment. . . . A fun read.” —New York Daily News
“This is one rampaging hoot of a book, likely to strike a resounding chord. . . . The fun here is in the details.” —The Seattle Times
“Her is as addicting as Zigman’s previous work. . . Sharp, hilarious.” —Bookpage
“A howl. . . . As scary as it is funny.” —USA Today