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Author: Delia Ephron Narrator: Meg Ryan Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2013 ISBN: 9781480557086
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In Sister Mother Husband Dog, Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life, love, writing, movies, and family. In “Sister,” she deftly captures the rivalry, mutual respect, and intimacy that made up her relationship with her older sister and frequent writing companion, Nora. “Blame It on the Movies” is Ephron’s wry and romantic essay about becoming a writer and finding a storybook ending to her twenties, though it was just the beginning of a lifetime of taking notes. “Bakeries” is both a lighthearted tour through her favorite downtown patisseries and a thoughtful, deeply felt reflection on the dilemma of “having it all.” From keen observations on modern living, the joy of girlfriends, and best-friendship, to a consideration of the magical madness and miracle of dogs, to haunting recollections of life with her famed screenwriter mother and growing up the child of alcoholics, Ephron’s eloquent style and voice illuminate every moment of this superb and singular work.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Ephron writes openly and deeply about powerful loss, and hilariously about the small and large absurdities of all our lives. With this amazing, inclusive collection, she doesn’t miss a thing.”

    Meg Wolitzer, New York Times bestselling author of The Interestings

  • “I devoured Delia’s deliciously wonderful memoir in one-and-a-half sittings. All praise to her for these self-honest and hilarious stories of love, life, and the healing power of girlfriends, doggies, and bakery items.”

    Jane Lynch, actress and New York Times bestselling author of Happy Accidents

  • “Wonderful…Ephron remains our most radiant observer of the hidden places of the heart.”

    Marie Brenner, author of Apples and Oranges

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About the Author

Delia G. Ephron is a bestselling author, screenwriter, and playwright. Her movies include You’ve Got Mail, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Hanging Up (based on her novel), and Michael. Her articles regularly appear in the New York Times, O, the Oprah Magazine, Vogue, and the Huffington Post. She lives in New York City

About the Narrator

Meg Ryan is an award-winning actress known for her lead roles in romantic-comedy films, including Sleepless in Seattle, French Kiss, City of Angels, and You’ve Got Mail. A three-time Golden Globe nominee, she became a ’90s celebrity icon after appearing in the 1989 film When Harry Met Sally.