Tracey Jackson, author of Between a Rock and a Hot Place, on tour February/March 2012

Posted By on January 20, 2012

About Between a Rock and a Hot Place

• Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (February 21, 2012)

As she approached her fiftieth birthday, Tracey Jackson found herself bombarded by a catchphrase on everyone’s lips: “Fifty is the new thirty.” With a comedy writer’s training and a screenwriter’s eye for detail, Jackson skewers that particular myth with a hilarious, bare-knuckled, and ultimately practical appraisal of what middle age really means today. Jackson not only faces the elephant in the room, she puts it under a (very large) microscope, confronting the truth about death, work, and sex in what the French call the “third age.”

“Tracey Jackson confronts the speed bumps of life with wit, brilliant insights, and…common sense….Between a Rock and a Hot Place is more than a good read, it’s good company.”
—John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Photo by David Levinthal © 2010

About Tracey Jackson

A screenwriter for seventeen years, Tracey Jackson has written and sold films to all the major studios. She blogs on her own website and for the Huffington Post. She lives in New York City with her husband, Glenn Horowitz, and two daughters.

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Tracey’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 21st: Seaside Book Nook

Wednesday, February 22nd: Helen’s Book Blog

Thursday, February 23rd: Peppermint PhD

Monday, February 27th: Living in the Kitchen with Puppies

Wednesday, March 7th: Sara’s Organized Chaos

Thursday, March 8th: My Book Retreat

Monday, March 12th: I Read. Do you?

Tuesday, March 13th: Silver & Grace

Friday, March 16th:  Boarding in my Forties

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