- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 1
American novelist, author of "Ready to Fall " (2000), "Must Love Dogs" (2002) and "Multiple Choice" (2004). "Must Love Dogs" won praise and was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick, a Book Sense 76 top ten fiction pick and a national bestseller. It is due to be made into a movie. Cook has been invited to be a judge for a 2004 Thurber Prize for Humor in American Literature.
She wrote her first novel in her Ford Windstar while waiting for her daughter at swim practice at 5 AM. She is a former physical fitness teacher, with previous jobs as a copywriter for a shoe company and continuity director of a radio station. Multi-talented, she has designed perennial gardens, choreographed dances and aerobics routines and produced an exercise video for children. She and her husband have two children and a dog.
In mid-July a movie based on "Must Love Dogs" and starring John Cusack and Diane Lane, was released.