PERFECT IS OVERRATED

Karen Bergreen

What the best cure for post-partum depression? After years of barely moving, Kate springs back to life when the mothers-youlove- to-hate in her daughter’s preschool begin to turn up dead. Murder as a cure for sadness? Sounds evil, but it’s not. In Perfect Is Overrated, stand-up comedian and author of Following Polly Karen Bergreen presents a lovable heroine who is so at sea she’s still not sure whether what she suffers has to do with the birth of her little girl or with the fact that her handsome hunk of a detective husband doesn’t live with her anymore.

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What the best cure for post-partum depression? After years of barely moving, Kate springs back to life when the mothers-youlove- to-hate in her daughter’s preschool begin to turn up dead. Murder as a cure for sadness? Sounds evil, but it’s not. In Perfect Is Overrated, stand-up comedian and author of Following Polly Karen Bergreen presents a lovable heroine who is so at sea she’s still not sure whether what she suffers has to do with the birth of her little girl or with the fact that her handsome hunk of a detective husband doesn’t live with her anymore. She might fall back in love, she might find a killer, but she sure won’t be spending all day in bed anymore.

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  • St. Martin's Press
  • Paperback
  • July 2012
  • 320 Pages
  • 9781250001764

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About Karen Bergreen

Karen Bergreen is a former attorney who clerked for a federal judge.  She gave that up to become one of New York City’s leading stand-up comics.  She performs weekly at Caroline’s, Stand-Up New York, Gotham, The Comic Strip , and has also appeared on Comedy Central, the Oxygen network, Court TV and Law & Order. She is the author of Following Polly.