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National Magazine Award-nominated writer and novelist Kerry Clare’s ASKING FOR A FRIEND, for fans of Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion and Kristin Hannah’s FIREFLY LANE, a smart, funny and heartbreaking story following a lifelong friendship between Jess and Clara; their very different experiences of motherhood complicating their connection, along with their relationships with their spouses, and the demands of their professional lives, sold to Bhavna Chauhan at Doubleday Canada by Samantha Haywood of the Transatlantic Agency for Spring 2023 publication (North American rights).