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Pocket Books, 1999 - Fiction - 512 pages
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Lauren Fontaine, a high-flying financial executive, jokes about initiating a sex strike to protest Congress' refusal to impeach the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who drove his wife to suicide with years of abuse. When a group of feminists seizes upon the abstinence idea, Lauren is suddenly at the forefront of a movement that captures the world's attention. HBO paid more than $300,000 for the rights to this story.

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User Review  - DVerdecia - LibraryThing

This was a very good story. It was a story about an injustice and the creative way is was corrected. It was a story of male versus female. It was the story of the heroine Lauren Fontaine and how she ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A debut novel with an unusual premise based on an ancient Greek story. Lauren Fontaine is a stunning, successful 36-year-old who seems to have it all. She was a rebellious teenager who married young ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Anne O. Faulk grew up on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and has been a stockbroker and a pension consultant. She was the founder and chairman of a financial advisory firm for institutional investors, which she sold in 1992. She lives in Manhattan and Florida and has one son.

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