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By Katherine Tanney

Meet Meredith Herman, a fourteen-year-old professional witness to the gradual unraveling of her mom and dad' marriage amid the lunacy of la, 1978, a global of bell-bottoms, grapefruit diets, and cosmetic surgery. Meredith is a lady of a particular time and position tackling the common demanding situations of boys, tuition, and fogeys. Her mom, Leigh, is a housewife discomfort an excruciating and infrequently hilarious midlife discontent, a malaise that leaves Meredith's father, Robert, surely baffled. As Leigh makes an attempt to reinvent herself as a liberated girl - entire with assertiveness-training periods and a dalliance with an unique artist - Robert runs for defense right into a hasty moment marriage. via all of it, Meredith and Leigh fight in a combative mother-daughter courting as splendidly actual as any in modern fiction.

Tanney's debut flickers with pitch-perfect discussion and an astonishingly actual feel of position. This novel will take readers on ajourney of abdominal laughs and heartbreak. The Herman family's tale will appeal and captivate you lengthy after you have grew to become the final page.

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