Struggling with ambivalent feelings toward the passions and identities that are important to other members of her Jewish Pennsylvania family, Sophie Applebaum makes observations about her family life over the course of twenty years. By the author of The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing. Simultaneous.
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"Prodigiously talented, mordantly wry and wise, Bank offers... irresistible reading." --San Francisco Chronicle"A five-course meal: loaded with pleasure." --Los Angeles Times"Bank possesses a prodigious talent for snappy one-liners, and her self-deprecating anecdotes belie intelligence and sophistication." --The Washington Post"Bittersweet, tremendously winning... enthralling and engaging." --Entertainment WeeklyFrom the Back Cover:
'A lovely, funny, melancholy stroll through twenty years of a woman's life and when I'd finished it, I wished I was getting more' Zadie Smith
'Endearingly upbeat and witty...reads like Jane Austen rescripted as Dorothy Parker' Daily Telegraph
'Brilliant observation, a glorious turn of phrase...Bank achieves something close to perfection' Guardian
'The kind of girl you'd want to have as your best friend...so brilliantly written you'll want to ration it out, so you never reach the end' Marie Claire
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Book Description Center Point Large Print, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1585476625