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Author: Nora Ephron Narrator: Meryl Streep Publisher: Random House Audio Audio Length: Release Date: July 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780385367295

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Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes. For in this inspired confection of adultery, revenge, group therapy, and pot roast, the creator of Sleepless in Seattle reminds us that comedy depends on anguish as surely as a proper gravy depends on flour and butter.

Seven months into her pregnancy, Rachel Samstat discovers that her husband, Mark, is in love with another woman. The fact that the other woman has "a neck as long as an arm and a nose as long as a thumb and you should see her legs" is no consolation. Food sometimes is, though, since Rachel writes cookbooks for a living. And in between trying to win Mark back and loudly wishing him dead, Ephron's irrepressible heroine offers some of her favorite recipes. Heartburn is a sinfully delicious novel, as soul-satisfying as mashed potatoes and as airy as a perfect soufflé.

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  • “Nora Ephron’s first novel is arm, witty, and wise.”

    - Harper’s Bazaar
  • “Great fun…Though Heartburn bristles ferociously with wit, it’s not lacking in soul.”

    - New York Times Book Review
  • “Funny and touching…proof that writing well is the best revenge.”

    - Chicago Tribune


  • A New York Times bestseller
  • A USA Today bestseller
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
  • An AudioFile Editors’ Pick in July 2013
  • Finalist for the 2014 Audie Award for Best Solo Narration--Female
  • A 2013 Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award Nominee

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About the Author

Nora Ephron (1941–2012) received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally, Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed.

About the Narrator

Meryl Streep, considered by many movie reviewers to be the greatest living film actress, has been nominated for an Academy Award an astonishing sixteen times and has won it three times. She has also garnered two Emmy Awards, seven Golden Globes, and six Drama Desk Awards. In 2004, she was awarded the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also an Audie Award and Grammy Award–winning narrator.