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By Marian Henley

At forty nine, cartoonist Marian Henley hasn't dedicated to marrying the guy with whom she has been courting for seven years. yet because the titanic 5-0 looms, she realizes that exceptionally else she desires a toddler. Her tale follows the heartbreaking ups and downs of dealing with the foreign adoption method; identifying while it is time to develop up and perhaps even get married; and after all, it is the tale of a daughter's dating together with her father, and the way turning into a mom eventually led her to appreciate him. THE SHINIEST JEWEL is a touching narrative, observed by means of Marian's winsome drawings, that fantastically weaves jointly her realizations concerning the pleasure, and occasionally heartbreak, of creating a relatives.

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I want i may locate him and thank him in individual. He helped me out of a frightening scenario. thank you additionally to my family members, my buddies, and my parents-in-law, Bi and Dick Wupperman, for starting up their hearts to William. My agent, Betsy Amster, provided prepared editorial insights and total encouragement that helped make this publication click on. So did the novelist Lewis Shiner, an established pal who has gamely critiqued my paintings for years. Kenna Nevill contributed her time and computing device services. My editor, Karen Murgolo, and assistant editor, Tom Hardej, had many impressive feedback for advancements, which I fortunately applied. it might be most unlikely to thank the rustic of Russia for giving me my son. yet I’ll attempt. Spaciba. in regards to the writer Marian Henley’s comedian strips have seemed in Glamour, Ms. , Heavy steel, MAD, the San Francisco Chronicle, l. a. Weekly, the Dallas Morning information, Texas per 30 days, the Austin Chronicle, Utne Reader, and plenty of different newspapers and magazines. Quaker Oats approved one in all her characters for a countrywide tv advertisement, and he or she used to be presented a provide to provide live-action video variations of her cartoon, which aired on PBS and the educational Channel. She is the writer of the photo novel Maxine! and guffawing fuel, a set of comedian strips. Marian now lives in Austin, Texas, together with her husband, Rick, and their son, William.

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