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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.
I expected much more from this author. The stories are haphazard, unclear, and combined in no order. Waste of money.
Linda R, Texas
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 22 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 22 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 23 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 24 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 on January 21, 2013 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 on November 23, 2012 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 on November 7, 2012 by bpofpv