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One Flight Up by Susan Fales-Hill- After years of searching for and finally landing that one perfect man, four Manhattan friends find themselves simultaneously questioning their romantic choices. Smart, strong, but jaded divorce lawyer India Chumley leads this pack of feisty thirty-somethings, all friends since grade school at Sibley Academy, an Upper East Side institution for sophisticated ladies-in-training.
SUSAN FALES was born in Rome, Italy in 1962, and raised in New York City. She graduated with honors from Harvard College with a degree in History and Literature.
She has written several magazine articles that have appeared in Town & Country, Vogue, Glamour, American Heritage, Ebony, Essence, Avenue, and Travel and Leisure. Her article for Vogue about growing up bi-racial, entitled “My Life in Black and White,” was reprinted in Vogue Español, and has been used as a teaching piece by a number of universities.
.In 2003, Susan published Always Wear Joy (HarperCollins), a critically acclaimed memoir about her mother, the late actress/singer/dancer, Josephine Premice. The memoir was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award and the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction. It was an Atlanta Daily Choice Awards winner, and received a starred review from Kirkus.
Susan has worked on various TV shows: Co-Executive Producer/Head Writer for "A Different World"..; Executive Producer of the CBS sitcom "Can't Hurry Love"; Executive Producer for "Kirk"; and Consulting Producer for "Suddenly Susan”. In 1998 Susan co-created with Tim Reid the Showtime original series "Linc's” and served for two seasons as its Executive Producer/Head Writer.
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