Shelfari edited the description of Deep Down True Monday, February 21, 2011.
From the author of Shelter Me -- a funny and poignant novel about having your heart in the right place. Newly divorced Dana Stellgarten has always been unfailingly nice -- even to telemarketers -- but now her patience is wearing thin. Money is tight, her kids are reeling from their dad's departure, and her goth teenage niece has just landed on her doorstep. As she enters the slipstream of postdivorce romance and is befriended by the town queen bee, Dana finds that the tension between being true to yourself and being liked doesn't end in middle school -- and that sometimes it takes a real friend to help you embrace adulthood in all its flawed complexity.