Published February 15, 1992
by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
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This is Happiness This is the most beautifully written book! This is happiness just reading this book. Makes you realize how happy the simple life is and it is filled with lovable characters. It is brim full of kindness and a reminder of what we should be . This book is a touching tribute to a woman who appeared to live everyone's fantasy life, surrounded by stars, wealth, power, success and public adulation, but in reality lived a nightmare of pain, abuse, low self-esteem and pathos. Peace and love to the lovely by: 5. Buy, rent, get your hands on this book somehow and savor every word of it. Its title says it all: Plunging into This is Happiness is happiness indeed.” —BookPage, starred review “Glorious and lyrical prose This novel is a delight.” —Publishers Weekly “This Is Happiness is resplendent with metaphor. It speaks to the vital role Brand: Bloomsbury USA. This Is Happiness is a best book club book for discussion, an intricately observed portrait of a community, its idiosyncrasies and traditions, and the importance of stories. Celebrating 25 Years! Recommending new books each month to spark lively conversation.