"Hannah Levi is renowned throughout Venice for her gift at coaxing reluctant babies from their mothers--a gift aided by the secret "birthing spoons" she designed. But when a count implores her to attend to his wife, who has been laboring for days...
"We can now look back on this novel and appreciate it 20 years later. Party boy Jeff O'Brien is reconsidering his relationship to longtime love Lloyd and taking lovers from the Provincetown party circuit. While still a light read, author Mann does..."
"Now, this is the perfect book for a book discussion group. There is so much to talk about here.
I don't even know where to start. Let's start with the fact that even though the author Charlie's writing style is distant and erudite sometimes, he..."