Heartburn Author:Nora Ephron Heartburn is the story of Rachel Samstat (cookbook writer) and Mark Feldman (syndicated columnist), whose happy marriage - Rachel assumed - is breaking up - in New York, in Washington and of course, it's breaking up on the Eastern Shuttle. — What a mess! Rachel's out of analysis, and she's just found out that for the past seven months - while sh... more »e's been pregnant with Nathaniel - Mark has been on the couch too...with Thelma Rices. Mark insists he's in love.
From the moment when Rachel discovers the worst to 6 weeks later when she wraps it all up with a final joke, she's suffering heartburn - terminal heartburn. She cries, rants, whines, rages and we laugh and laugh.
If anyone in America could turn the story of a collapsing marriage into highest level comedy, it's Nora Ephron.« less