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Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

A Memoir

by Anna Quindlen

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
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    Apr 2012, 208 pages
    Paperback:
    Apr 2013, 224 pages

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From Anna Quindlen, a memoir that celebrates the aging process and the joy and wisdom it brings

21 out of 22 reviewers rate Anna Quindlen's Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake 4 or 5 stars, making her memoir a top pick among BookBrowse readers! Here's what they have to say:

Quindlen's series of wise and wonderful essays perfectly depicts what it is like to travel, as a woman, through life. This is a delicious memoir that I will read over and over (Ann O). This little gem makes readers aware of the many blessings we have as we journey through life (Cynthia S). Each essay chronicles a passage of life told in Quindlen's warm, heartfelt manner. Subjects include raising children, friendships, working mothers and more. Reading Anna Quindlen is like having coffee with a girlfriend - it is definitely good for the soul (Jan T). Any new book by Anna Quindlen is a treat, but this one is especially lovely (Patti F). Her desire to age gracefully will resonate with anyone who is thinking about it...

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