Published: New York : HarperCollins, 2012 Description: 1 online resource ISBN/ISSN: 9780062239976, Language: English
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Number of tracks: 7
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OverDrive subjects: Fiction, Short Stories
Reader: Molly Ringwald
When it happens to you, you will be surprised. That thing they say about how you knew all the time, but just weren't facing it? That might be the case, but nevertheless, there you will be.Molly Ringwald mines the complexities of modern relationships in this gripping and nuanced collection of interlinked stories. Writing with a deep compassion for human imperfection, Ringwald follows a Los Angeles family and their friends and neighbors while they negotiate the hazardous terrain of everyday life & revealing the deceptions, heartbreak, and vulnerability familiar to us all.In "The Harvest Moon," a stay-at-home mom grapples with age, infertility, and an increasingly distant husband. In "Ursa Minor," a former children's television star tries to rebuild his life after being hospitalized for "exhaustion." An elderly woman mourns the loss of her husband and her estranged relationship with her daughter in "The Little One." In "My Olivia," a single mother finds untapped..
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