Then She Found Me

Then She Found Me

By Elinor Lipman

Washington Square Press, Paperback, 9781416589938, 307pp.

Publication Date: April 2008

April Epner teaches high school Latin, wears flannel jumpers, and is used to having her evenings free. Bernice Graverman brandishes designer labels, favors toad-sized earrings, and hosts her own tacky TV talk show: "Bernice G "
But behind the glitz and glam, Bernice has followed the life of the daughter she gave up for adoption thirty-six years ago. Now that she's got her act together, she's aiming to be a mom like she always knew she could. And she's hurtling straight for April's quiet little life....

About the Author
ELINORLIPMAN is the author of ten novels, including "The View from PenthouseB "and "The Inn at Lake Devine; "one essay collection, "I Can t Complain"; and "Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus. "She lives in Massachusetts and New York City.

Praise For Then She Found Me

"A bright, lively, and funny look at an eccentric mother-daughter relationship." -- The New York Times Book Review

"An enchanting tale. .. . Full of charm, humor, and unsentimental wisdom." -- Publishers Weekly

"Funny and poignant.... Then She Found Me is a truly happy book." -- New Orleans Times-Picayune

"Winningly wry and dry-eyed.... Funny, moving, and very wise in the ways of life." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Keenly expressed insights.... Charming." -- Vogue