An Amusing Moment in an Amusing Book

Listed in Bookmarks as one of the Best Books of 2009--I picked it up and it had a light touch, something I needed after a steady diet of things seeming very heavy.

from The Family Man
Elinor Lipman

"For better or worse," says Henry, "Denise took an instant dislike to Leif based on the most superficial reasons---"

"His looks," says Todd. "Whereas Henry delved below the surface to the man's undetectable personality."

"Either way, nothing fuels a daughter's interest like a parent's disapproval, " says Henry.

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