By Alix Kates Shulman
A good, unflinching mirrored image at the which means of relatives, from the writer of the bestselling novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen
Alix Kates Shulman wasn’t awaiting aiding her getting older mom and dad fresh out their condo and get ready for the ultimate years in their lives. She had fled suburban Cleveland at age twenty to carve out her personal existence in ny urban. yet as she begun dismantling their condo of 40 years, the duty advanced right into a priceless studying event she may by no means forget.
Shulman discovers the lives of 2 colourful, shiny humans from whom she remained far-off whereas pursuing a literary occupation. She reveals herself grappling with remorse and looking redemption within the look for what it skill to be a superb daughter. With heat and perception, Shulman sheds gentle on a posh, painful occasion that many adults finally face—the ultimate journey home.
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