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The Family Man

by Elinor Lipman

Hardcover, 305 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $25 |


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Reunited with his long-lost stepdaughter by an ex-wife's hysterical plea for help, gay lawyer Henry Archer allows the young woman to move into his basement, where she reluctantly poses as the girlfriend of a down-on-his-luck former sitcom star.