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With her wonderful sense of humor, marvelously candid voice, and astonishing perception, Amy Ephron weaves together the most insightful, profound, and just plain funny stories of her life to form a tapestry of a woman’s experiences from childhood through young adulthood, marriage, divorce (and remarriage), and everything in between. Writing with great honesty and exacting prose, Ephron gives us an evocative, engaging, and often piercing look at modern life.
Throughout Loose Diamonds, Amy Ephron celebrates unforgettable memories and friendships, and the things that make life livable (such as her Filofax, which she would be lost without), all with a quick wit and a delicate eye.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Great book. A real page turner, she writes in a narrative style, that's easy to read. I enjoy her writing, and like the way a chapter gets wrapped nicely at the end of each of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by The Good Life
This was an interesting journey through some things we as women forget about for ourselves. We often "lose" ourselves in doing things for spouses, work, family, and community but... Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Kennedy
She's not her sister. The book had no substance...although growing up in Beverly Hills also, I found a few things amusing.Published 6 months ago by Lenore George
I enjoyed reading these 18 short stories that don't have much of a theme connecting them. Anyone will enjoy this as long as they are expecting a light heated read of Amy's life... Read morePublished 7 months ago by David Morris
If you are expecting the type of essays that the late Nora Ephron wrote, then Loose Diamonds will not be for you. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Haley's Comments
This is a lovely collection of essays about Amy Ephron, her friends, especially one in particular who had a splendid garden, her life, her marriages. I loved it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Charles G. Campbell
Amy Ephron demonstrates extraordinary craft as a writer in "Loose Diamonds." Her use of metaphors and vivid description makes this book a virtual handbook for the amateur writer. Read morePublished 13 months ago by bpofpv
I loved this book- the perfect dose of introspection, humor, revelation, celebrity and heart. And every now and then a little slap at mean people. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Nancy W. Berk
Amy Ephron has created an intimate portrait of her life growing up in Beverly Hills, child of screenwriter parents, who taught her early and well, that "all of life's... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Linda Eckhardt