The Answer is Yes

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G.K. Hall, 1998 - Fiction - 407 pages
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Jenny Brown has three simple wishes: to enjoy a happy marriage, to have a job she loves, and to be reunited with her birth mother. But her wishes don't seem to be coming true. After moving from academic Cambridge to suburban San Diego, Jenny finds her biologist husband more interested in his transgenic mice than in her. She's fired from her steady job at the bank, she can't locate her biological mother, and she's even given up on trying to become a mother herself. Just when Jenny's life seems most out of whack, she stumbles onto the Institute of Affirmation, a quirky adult education center where every idea is a good one. With oddball courses such as 'Drawing Blindfolded', 'Home Cooking for Pets, and 'Bad Habits Support Group', the institute doesn't appear to be Jenny's kind of place. Yet she finds herself returning to the school again and again. Could it be that the Institute of Affirmation with its disarming director, Michael, has something she needs after all?

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A wacky novel filled with scarcely believable yet entertaining twists of fate from the author of, most recently, But I Love You Anyway (1996). When she's fired from a dead-end bank job, Jenny Brown ... Read full review

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In this heartwarming tale of dreams coming true when least expected, adoptee Jenny Brown focuses on the affirmative. She has but three desires: a happy marriage, a job she loves, and a reunion with ... Read full review


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Sara Lewis lives in San Diego with her husband and two children.

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