Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

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In Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, New York Times bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize Anna Quindlen shares the events of her own life to illuminate our own. From childhood memories to manic motherhood to middle age, Quindlen tells life as she has lived it. She acknowledges the passing years, from the generational shrinking of underwear to facing the fact that her knees make a€™this noise like Rice Krispiesa€™ when she exercises. Despite its downsides, she says, aging brings wisdom, and a perspective that makes life satisfying and even joyful. Honest, witty and moving, this irresistible memoir celebrates all our lives.The way the human body works, or, finally, doesna#39;t, reminds me ofa run-in I had with a Cuisinart full ofthe ingredients for black bean soup. I turned the lid and ... Our bodies, too, are major appliances that have delivered decades of faithful service with ... If the human body had a warranty, mine Would have run out ages ago.

Title:Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Author:Anna Quindlen
Publisher:Random House - 2012-06-05


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