There are no miracles," says Rita . ' Miracles are simply misunderstandings. Or worse, cons.'" - The Lion Is In Tracee is a runaway bride and kleptomaniac. Lana' s an audacious beauty, a recovering alcoholic. Rita is a holy-roller minister' s wife, desperate to escape her marriage. One warm summer' s night, these three women go on the lam together. Their car breaks down on a rural highway in North Carolina and they' re forced to seek shelter in a seemingly abandoned nightclub. Which is where they meet Marcel. And soon everything changes. Marcel, you see, is a lion. Written with the deftness, humor, and sparkling wit that mark her books, plays, and movies, Delia Ephron' s The Lion Is In is an unforgettable story of friendship, courage, love-- and learning to salsa with the king of the jungle.
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by Delia Ephron
by Delia Parr
by Marian Keyes
by Plum Sykes
by Kimberla Lawson Roby
by Margaret Dilloway
"Tracee, Lana, and Rita are on the run, each escaping from a messy situation. When their car runs off the road in the middle of the night, they break into a country bar and are astonished to find it's home to a caged full-grown lion. Narrator Natasha Lyonne gives the women distinct voices that project a delightful mix of spunk and sass. Lyonne's skill at conveying a broad range of emotions is showcased in this amusing story of mixed-signals, deep friendship, and personal growth. From sweet-talking the bar owner into giving them jobs to deep soul-searching and letting go of destructive secrets, Tracee, Lana, and Rita find courage and redemption, thanks to their special bond with Marcel the lion. C.B.L. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"
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