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How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life

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How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Mameve Medwed
publisher:
William Morrow
genre:
Fiction

We gave it a B+

What do true love and a vintage chamber pot have in common? A lot, if the pot was once used by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. When small-time antiques dealer Abby Randolph lugs her find to Antiques Roadshow and gets a $75,000 appraisal, her life turns upside down: A relative sues her and two difficult exes reappear — one had humiliated her by writing her into a novel; the other pilfered her mail and erased her voice-mails. Mameve Medwed’s romantic comedy, How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life, is slim on plot but packed with raffish charm.