In this debut collection, Shannan Rouss delivers ten sharply etched stories set against the endless freeways and twinkling lights of Los Angeles. Each one provides a momentary glimpse into the lives of the inhabitants of this sprawling space where lines and lives intersect. We are introduced to the world of a millionaire who plays host to his ex-lover's wedding, a young bulimic woman whose relationship with a chef crumbles over a truffle, a Laurel Canyon housewife whose only confidante is the daughter of her Russian maid, and other stories from the City of Angels. Filled with heartbreak and humor, Easy for You depicts the universal desire to find something true, and the lengths people will go to connect.In the morning, I make cappuccinos with my integrated espresso machine, and we all try to piece together the details of what happened the night before: who fell into the pool first, which team won at charades, why we decided to open that last anbsp;...
|Title||:||Easy for You|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2010-03-23|