She Effin' Hates Me

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She Effin' Hates Me

A Love Story

By Scarlett Savage

Skyhorse Publishing, Paperback, 9781626365568, 257pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2014

Molly has arrived home from Vassar to reveal that she has an important announcement to make. Her mother, Suzanne, is convinced that Molly's news is history repeating herself and that she's about to become a thirty-six-year-old grandmother. Suzanne's mother, Ava, develops a case of impending great-grandmother feverthat is, when she's not spying on the new next-door neighbor, Buddy McKinley, who turns out to be a blast from her past.
Decades earlier, Buddy was the business partner of Ava's late husband, as well as his best friend during the Vietnam War. Ava feels she has good reasons for hating Buddyshe blames him for the fall of their business, an Irish pub that was a staple of the community. The loss not only destroyed her husband but also pushed her headfirst into the vodka bottle.
Suzanne eventually finds out that Buddy and Ava's past goes back much further than either has admitted. She begins to wonder whether Ava truly hates Buddy, or whether her feelings are much more complicated, as are her own when Molly announces that she's not pregnant, but gay.
Based on the award-winning play, "She Effin' Hates Me" is about three women relearning to love one another for who they are and more importantly, for who they re not.
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About the Author
Scarlett Savage is the author of the novel "Narcotic Nation" and the plays, "Dear Daddy, Love, Cassie," "Not This Girl, Not This Day," "I AM A GIRL!!," and the award-winning "She F*&king Hates Me: A Love Story," from which this book is adapted. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, artist and world traveler Mike Biggie.