Happiness Sold Separately
From the book description: "Elinor Mackey has always done the right things in the right order -- college, law school, career, marriage -- but now everything's going wrong. After two painful years of trying, Elinor has learned that she can't have children. All the doctors can tell her is that it's probably because of her age. As she turns forty, she withdraws into an interior world of heartbreak. Elinor's loving husband, Ted, a successful podiatrist, has always done the right thing, too. Then he meets the wrong woman at the wrong time, and does the wrong thing. Ted's lover, Gina -- a beautiful and kindhearted nutritionist -- always eats the right thing, but is unlucky in love and always falls for the wrong men. Soon Ted has to fight to make everything right again. Can Elinor and Ted's marriage be saved? The answer is alarmingly fresh and unexpected as New York Times bestselling author Lolly Winston introduces us to characters as memorable as those of Anne Tyler and Nick Hornby, but who are indelibly all her own. " I found this fictional book a more honest reflection of the strains of infertility than I did with "The Early Birds." Well written, real characters, good dialog and a twist to the ending make this book an enjoyable read.
This is a highly imaginative dark fantasy film from reknown puppet filmmaker Jan Svenkmajer. The husband of a woman, suffering the trauma of a miscarriage, gives her a tree stump resembling a child in the hopes that it will assua... This is a highly imaginative dark fantasy film from reknown puppet filmmaker Jan Svenkmajer. The husband of a woman, suffering the trauma of a miscarriage, gives her a tree stump resembling a child in the hopes that it will assuage her despair. Things get out of hand when the women sinks further into her delusions andthe tree stump child comes to life. And, well, the baby has an insatiable and gruesome appetite.