Happy All the Time

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G. K. Hall, 1979 - Fiction - 363 pages
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This delightful comedy of manners and morals is about romantic friendship, romantic marriage, and romantic love--about four people who are good-hearted and sane, lucky and gifted, and who find one another. Knowing that happiness is an art form that requires energy, discipline, and talent, Guido, Holly, Vincnt, and Misty deal with jealousy, estrangement, and other perils involved in the search for love. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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User Review  - debnance - LibraryThing

Our main characters are actually not. (Not happy all the time, that is.) Nothing phases Holly. She’s imperturbable, un-ruffle-able. Nothing gets to her. Never sad, but never very happy either. That’s ... Read full review

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User Review  - amyjmerrick - LibraryThing

This novel follows two oddly matched couples as they stumble toward happy marriages. Colwin’s novel feels old-fashioned for its willingness to have its characters truly listen to each other. Other ... Read full review

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Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels: "Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object, "and "A Big Storm Knocked It Over;" three collections of short stories: "Passion and Affect, Another Marvelous Thing, "and" The Lone Pilgrim;" and two collections of essays: "Home Cooking" and "More Home Cooking." She died in 1992.

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