By Jami Attenberg
“I learn it two times, giggling, cringing, or even tearing up.” — Judy Blume, New York Times
“Powerful . . . All Grown Up is so in detail [and] sharply observed.” — Vogue
“Bravo to Attenberg, who, with hilarity and honesty, tells the tale of an grownup lady who desires what she wishes, no longer what she’s purported to want.” — Marie Claire
who's Andrea Bern? whilst her dippy therapist asks the query, Andrea is familiar with the proper issues to assert: she’s a dressmaker, a chum, a daughter, a sister. yet it’s what she leaves unsaid—she’s on my own, a drinker, a former artist, a shrieker in mattress, captain of the sinking send that's her flesh—that feels the main precise. everybody round her turns out to have a special notion of what it ability to be an grownup, even though. but if Andrea’s niece ultimately arrives, born with a heartbreaking disorder, the Bern relatives is pressured to reexamine what rather issues. Will this force them jointly or tear them aside? instructed in gut-wrenchingly sincere, mordantly comedian vignettes, All Grown Up is a wide ranging exhibit of Jami Attenberg’s powers as a storyteller and a whip-smart exam of 1 woman’s existence, lived fullyyt on her personal terms.
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All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg