Happy all the time: a novel

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Knopf : distributed by Random House, Sep 12, 1978 - Fiction - 213 pages
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The courtship of Vincent Cardworthy and Misty Berkowitz and the marriage of Holly Stergis and Guido Morris are marked by practical concerns, romance, surprises, luck, and no upper hands

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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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