DANA IS A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS WOMAN MARRIED TO A SUCCESSFUL LAWYER WHO IS TRYING TO MAKE PARTNER IN HIS FIRM. THEIR LIVES HAVE BEEN DRIFTING APART BUT DANA IS TRYING TO WORK ON THE SITUATION AND IN TALKS WITH HER HUSBAND, HE BEGINS TO MAKE PROMISES OF A NEW HOME AND BEGINNING A FAMILY. WHEN DISASTER STRIKES, DANA FINDS HER INNER STRENGTH AND REALIZES SWIFT CHANGES ARE NEEDED. SHE WILL OVERCOME THESE OBSTACLES AND LOOK TOWARD FINDING HAPPINESS.
A Very Good Life ranked #1 for 26 hours on Amazon’s list of Top 100 Free e-Books in Literature & Fiction…..Although A Very Good Life, takes place in 1970s New York City, the emotional story transcends any period. Dana McGarry is an “it” girl, living a privileged lifestyle of a well-heeled junior executive at B. Altman, a high end department store. With a storybook husband and a fairytale life, change comes swiftly and unexpectedly. Cracks begin to appear in the perfect facade. Challenged at work by unethical demands, and the growing awareness that her relationship with her distant husband is strained, Dana must deal with the unwanted changes in her life. Can she find her place in the new world where women can have a voice, or will she allow herself to be manipulated into doing things that go against her growing self-confidence?
A Very Good Life chronicles the perils and rewards of Dana’s journey, alongside some of the most legendary women of the twentieth century. From parties at Café des Artistes to the annual Rockefeller Center holiday tree lighting ceremony, from meetings with business icons like Estée Lauder to cocktail receptions with celebrity guests like legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland. Steward’s intimate knowledge of the period creates the perfect backdrop for this riveting story about a woman’s quest for self-fulfillment
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