2 Across

2 Across
$23.95
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Code: PSFNY-71491
Author: Jerry Mayer

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1m, 1f.

  • Two strangers, a man and a woman board a San Francisco BART train at 4:30 am.
  • They're alone in the car, each is married, both are doing the New York Times crossword.
  • She's an organized, sensible, psychologist. He's a free spirited, unemployed ad exec.
  • She is a crossword pro, he always quits. When he tosses his puzzle away, she snaps, "Crosswords are a metaphor for life, those who finish, succeed, those who don't, fail." Now he vows to finish. Why? 
  • He's a competitor and she happens to be lovely. This starts an 80 minute ride described by critics as "Hilarious," "Witty," "Romantic," "Poignant," "Wonderfully entertaining."
  • Two opposites in an enclosed space, attacking each other's values but also being swayed and intrigued by them.
  • They each have serious life problems that the other helps them solve.
  • Their trip is filled with unpredictable but believable surprises, even a passionate kissing embrace or two.
  • As the train ride ends it's obvious each of them has been changed for the better.

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