She has a great job and an even greater sense of humor. In Laura Zigman's follow-up to her hilarious ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, the material of love between the sexes and the outcome of this love is examined by way of babies. When Ellen Franck, the 35-year-old P. R. rep for a well-known clothing designer, meets her niece, "the Pickle," for the first time, she realizes that the only thing lacking in her life is a "pickle" of her own. And off she goes, into the strange and awesome territory of motherhood.
Single girls wanting babies is all the rage in American pop culture now. Thanks to unwed mothers like Madonna, adoptive moms like Rosie O'Donnell, or wanna