Edgy, abrasively funny, Laura Zigman's latest analysis of contemporary metropolitan neurosis explores how the constant presence of ex-girlfriends puts an impending marriage in jeopardy.
On a chance encounter on the Delta shuttle between NY and Washington, Elise meets Donald, six foot six, with dark wavy hair, horn-rimmed glasses, a big easy smile, and no wife, no kids. Just an ex-girlfriend called Adrienne, and a dog. Adrienne granted Donald full custody. It was an amicable separation. They were still good friends, in fact. For Elise, the ex becomes a Chinese water torture. Drop by drop, Adrienne is sending her into a frenzied state of insecurity - particularly as her April wedding to Donald approaches-