Fashionably Late Author:Olivia Goldsmith At 40, Karen Kahn is about to realize every designer's dream - megastardom. Her world centers on Seventh Avenue, center of American fashion. Her energy is focused on designing a dazzling line to set off the new season and on negotiating the sale of her company to cutthroat corporate sharks. Then comes the devastating news that she cannot bear a ... more »child. She may have the designer label but she hasn’t got the designer genes. That, compounded by her husband’s refusal to consider adoption, sets Karen on a desperate course. Hiring a detective to find her real mother – a woman who could have a child but didn’t want her – she embarks on a solitary and un settling quest. What Karen learns about herself, her marriage, and high-voltage world of international fashion is by turns scintillating and shocking. Weaving the most important issues faced by today’s women into a work of wise, witty, and compelling fiction, Olivia Goldsmith creates an unforgettable heroin forced to choose between clinging to the deception that has been at the very heart of her whole life…or reaching out to embrace her true power and her own fragile truth.
Olivia Goldsmith is the remarkably clever, provocative, and insightful author of two megabestsellers, The First Wives Club and Flavor of the Month. A native New Yorker, she now makes her home in Hollywood, FL.« less