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Lala Pettibone, a forty-something widow whose outrageous antics befit women half her age, has been imagining her sexy boss, Gerard, is as smitten with her as she is with him. Enter Gerard’s fabulous girlfriend from Paris.
After spending the rest of the day drinking wine straight from the bottle, Lala attends the monthly meeting of her Greenwich Village co-op, where the residents are informed that a toxic wasteland has appeared in the building’s basement and everyone needs to pony up forty grand by the end of the week.
Ever the one to make limoncello out of lemons, Lala reluctantly decides to sublet her apartment and visit her Auntie Geraldine in Los Angeles. Good things come her way in sunny LA, including Dr. David, a handsome veterinarian, and inspiration to transform her previously rejected, uproarious, screenplay into a novel.
Lala Pettibone's Act Two is a wonderfully hilarious, second coming-of-age novel. Bridget Jones has absolutely nothing on Lala in the Late-Bloomer-With-Maybe-Lots-of-Potential Department.
Number of Pages: 257
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Author: Heidi Mastrogiovanni
Street Date: February 21, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-9458
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Funny & Endlessly Entertaining!
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Laugh-out-loud funny, and endlessly entertaining with a rich and distinctive voice! A quick read you won't want to put down. Perfect for unwinding after a challenging week. A bawdy, light-hearted romp that will leave you wanting more.