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The Mermaid of Brooklyn

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The Mermaid of Brooklyn

By Amy Shearn

Touchstone Books, Paperback, 9781451678284, 342pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

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Hailed by The Washington Post as "tantalizing" and "mesmerizing," The Mermaid of Brooklyn is a whip-smart, heartfelt exploration of what happens when modern day motherhood meets with a little touch of magic.
Sometimes all you need in life is a fabulous pair of shoes--and a little help from a mermaid
Formerly an up-and-coming magazine editor, Jenny Lipkin is now your average, stretched-too-thin Brooklyn mom, tackling the challenges of raising two children in a cramped Park Slope walk-up. All she really wants is to survive the sweltering New York summer with a shred of sanity intact. But when her husband, Harry, vanishes one evening, Jenny reaches her breaking point. And in a moment of despair, a split-second decision changes her life forever.
Pulled from the brink by an unexpected ally, Jenny is forced to rethink her ideas about success, motherhood, romance, and relationships. But confronting her inner demons is no easy task...
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