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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elizabeth Berg Narrator: Kate Rudd Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2014 ISBN: 9781480501744
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Patty Murphy is facing that pivotal point in a woman's life when her biological clock ticks as insistently as a beating heart. Will she find Mr. Right and start a family? But Patty is in love—with a man who is not only attractive and financially sound, but sensitive and warmhearted. There's just one small problem: he is also gay.

Against her better judgment, and pleas from family and friends, Patty refuses to give up on Ethan. Every man she dates ultimately leaves her aching for the gentle comfort and intimacy she shares with him. But even as she throws eligible bachelors to the wayside to spend yet another platonic night with Ethan, Patty longs more and more for the consolation of loving and being loved. In the meantime she must content herself with waiting—until the real thing comes along.…

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  • “Berg is facile in transforming familiar elements into apt metaphors, and her smooth transitions between tragedies and joys are punctuated with lively humor…readers…will be affected by Berg's poignant and clever tale and her zestful combination of commercial and literary appeal.”

    Publishers Weekly

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About the Author
Author Elizabeth Berg

Elizabeth Berg, the author of three New York Times bestsellers, won the NEBA Award for her body of work and was an ABBY Award finalist for her book Talk before Sleep. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Ladies’ Home Journal, Redbook, and the New York Times. Berg also teaches writing workshops at Radcliffe College.

About the Narrator

Kate Rudd, actress and award-winning narrator,was born and raised in Michigan. As an actress she has appeared in several independent films and shorts, as well as in multiple episodes of the television show Perks. As an audiobook narrator she was a finalist for the 2013 Audie Award for The Fault in Our Stars. She is also a member of the multinarrator productions for October Mourning and Wonder, which were also 2013 finalists for Audie Awards. She has won seven AudioFile Earphones Awards.