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As a probation officer, Ann Carlisle knows what it means to walk a treacherous thin line between dangerous criminals who have scores to settle--and the system that seeks to punish them. But now an unseen assailant has shot and seriously injured her, thrusting her into a new world of terror. Part of the "Books That Take You Anywhere You Want To Go"
A national bestseller with close to one million copies in print, The First Wives Club was hailed for its "deliciously icy message--revenge is a dish best served cold" (Los Angeles Times). Now it's a major fall release from Paramount starring three of the most talented and popular actresses working today--Bette Middler, Diane Keaton, and Goldie Hawn. Three first wives who have all been jilted by their husbands and replaced with younger versions band together to take revenge on the men who wronged them.
Including Poems and Prose Sketches, many of which have not heretofore been published and an authentic Biography
A collection of the following seven short stories by American female author Edna Ferber:<P> The Woman Who Tried to Be Good,<P> The Gay Old Dog,<P> That's Marriage,<P> Farmer in the Dell,<P> Un Morso Doo Pang,<P> Long Distance, and<P> The Maternal Feminine.
Volume One is a collection of the following light-hearted stories, imitating the manner of Rabelais and other 16th-century story-tellers:<P> The Fair Imperia,<P> The Venial Sin,<P> How the good man Bruyn took a Wife,<P> How the Seneschal Struggled with his Wife's Modesty,<P> That Which is Only a Venial Sin,<P> How and by Whom the Said Child was Procured,<P> How the Said Love-Sin was Repented of and Led to Great Mourning,<P> The King's Sweetheart,<P> The Devil's Heir,<P> The Merrie Jests of King Louis the Eleventh,<P> The High Constable's Wife,<P> The Maid of Thilouse,<P> The Brother-in-Arms,<P> The Vicar of Azay-Le-Rideau, and<P> The Reproach.<P>