Then She Found Me (Paperback)

By Elinor Lipman

Washington Square Press, 9781416589938, 307pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 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....

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