Cranberry QueenBook - 2001
Diana Moore, a thirtysomething professional woman in New York City, is brooding over her irritating dot-com job and rumor's about her ex-lover's beautiful new girlfriend, when the unimaginable happens: Her parents and only sibling are killed in a car crash in New Jersey. Reeling with shock, Diana quits her job and holes up in her apartment, trying to deal with her grief. When close friends try to intervene she flees, jumping into her car and driving blindly out of the city. After an unexpected encounter with a 70-year-old motorcyclist called Grace and her glamorous daughter, Diana discovers that she has landed in the pine barrens, a rural corner of New Jersey, an oasis of simple living and cranberries, where preparations are underway for the harvest and the night of the cranberry festival. About the Author: Kathleen DeMarco is a screenwriter and producing partner of John Leguizamo at Lower East Side Films. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and has written for HBO, NBC, ABC, and CBS. Kathleen grew up in New Jersey and holds the prestigious title of 1982 New Jersey Blueberry Queen. She lives in New York City.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 257 p. ; 25 cm