On Sale: February 21, 2013
Featuring: Violet Epps; Dorothy Parker
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Fiction Family Life | Paranormal
What if inspiration came to visit...and wouldn't leave?
When it comes to movie reviews, critic Violet Epps is a
powerhouse voice. But that's only because she's learned to
channel her literary hero, Dorothy Parker, the most
celebrated and scathing wit of the 20th century.
If only Violet could summon that kind of courage in her
Determined to defeat her social anxiety, Violet visits the
Algonquin Hotel to pull strength from the hallowed dining
room, where Dorothy Parker and so many other famous writers
of the 1920s traded barbs. But she gets more than she
bargained for when Dorothy Parker's feisty spirit
rematerializes from an ancient guestbook and hitches a ride
onto her life.
Violet is shocked and thrilled to be face-to-face with her
idol, but when the gin-swilling writer takes up residence in
her home and grows pricklier and more outspoken by the day,
the timid movie critic is pushed to her limit. With her job
threatened, her new relationship in tatters, and the custody
fight for her orphaned niece in jeopardy, Violet is forced
to face her fears ...and she makes sure Mrs. Parker does the
Wickedly funny and surprisingly poignant, Farewell,
Dorothy Parker perfectly re-imagines one of America's
most iconic voices in a captivating and unforgettable tale.
Weekend Edition Sunday - February 24, 2013
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