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<p><i>In a Big Storm Knocked It Over</i>, acclaimed author Laurie Colwin explores marriage, friendship, motherhood, and careers as experienced by a cast of endearing idiosyncratic Manhattanites. At once a hilarious social commentary and an insightful, sophisticated modern romance, A<i> Big Storm Knocked It Over</i> will stand as a living tribute to one of contemporary fiction's most original voice.</p>
Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels: Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object, and A Big Storm Knocked It Over; three collections of short stories: Passion and Affect, Another Marvelous Thing, and The Lone Pilgrim; and two collections of essays: Home Cooking and More Home Cooking. She died in 1992.