Carousel of Progress by Katherine Tanney
By Katherine Tanney
Meet Meredith Herman, a fourteen-year-old professional witness to the gradual unraveling of her parents' marriage amid the lunacy of l. a., 1978, an international 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 anguish an excruciating and infrequently hilarious midlife discontent, a malaise that leaves Meredith's father, Robert, really baffled. As Leigh makes an attempt to reinvent herself as a liberated woman - entire with assertiveness-training sessions and a dalliance with an unique artist - Robert runs for protection 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 glints with pitch-perfect discussion and an astonishingly exact experience of position. This novel will take readers on ajourney of abdominal laughs and heartbreak. The Herman family's tale will attraction and captivate you lengthy after you've grew to become the final page.
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