Talk Before Sleep (Paperback)

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"Until that moment, I hadn't realized how much I'd been needing to meet someone I might be able to say everything to."
They met at a party.It was hate at first sight.Ruth was far too beautiful, too flamboyant.Not at all Ann's kind of person.Until a chance encounter in the bathroom led to an alliance of souls.Soon they were sharing hankies during the late showing of "Sophie's Choice," wolfing down sundaes sodden with whipped cream, telling truths of marriage, mortality, and love, secure in a kind of intimacy no man could ever know.Only best friends understand devil's food cake for breakfast when nothing else will do.After years of shared secrets, guilty pleasures, family life and divorce, they face a crisis that redefines the meaning of friendship and unconditional love.

"From the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Elizabeth Berg's work has won the NEBA Award for fiction and has been included twice on the ALA Best Books of the Year list. Her novel Open House was an Oprah's Book Club pick, and her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Ladies' Home Journal, Redbook, and the New York Times Magazine. She lives outside Chicago, Illinois.

Praise For…

"You'll want to give a copy to  every good woman friend you have." -- The Charlotte Observer

"Entertaining, finely crafted Elizabeth Berg tackles serious  issues with grace" -- San Francisco Chronicle

"Tender and irreverant by turns, it offers mature intelligent and  buoyant spirit, like a very good  friend." -- Houston Post

From the Paperback edition.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345491251
ISBN-10: 0345491254
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: November 28th, 2006
Pages: 219
Language: English