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Author Lamott's Book
Crooked Little Heart
In the sequel to "Rosie," Rosie is now a young teen and a competitive tennis player. She is having some problems getting along with her mother, and then there is a strange man who seems to be stalking her......
Jennifer and her brothers must cope with a brain tumor which is killing their intelligent writer father. The tumor causes the father to lose his command of language, something that he and Jennifer (an aspiring writer) have always valued. The novel details Jennifer's attempts to find meaning in life - not to mention a job and maybe a boyfriend - while coming to terms with the gradual loss of her father. This story is based on the author's own experienc...
Operating Instructions (Literature)
The book is a humorous look at the task of raising a child in society. She is a Christian, so the pressure of being a single mother is one of the most unbearable ones. She is such an honest person about her fears as a mother and as a person. I think none of us are "good enough" to be parents, but this book brings the challenge into perspective. Maybe parenting is the ultimate show of how unqualified we all are in this mess of life. Her ability to app...
When Rosie's father dies, her mother thinks her life is ruined and turns to alcohol. Throughout this story, Rosie must overcome her mother's alcoholism, face the pressures of school and come to terms with her mother's new boyfriend. ...
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