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By Carole Howard

ISBN-10: 098529485X

ISBN-13: 9780985294854

From the skin, Ruth turns out to have all of it: a high-powered occupation, chuffed marriage and relations. yet her internal Peace-Corps-Volunteer is hollering to be enable out.

When she bumps into Vivian, her long-lost good friend and previous hut-mate, she realizes how assorted she is from the individual she was and wonders if she’s misplaced a part of herself—the top part—in her quest for “the excellent life.” Her inner tug of conflict gathers steam and knocks her possible ideal city existence out of kilter.

As they try with their variations and check out to resurrect their friendship, the 2 ladies realize—with humor and a transforming into respect—that they each one have strengths to give a contribution to a enterprise neither might have came upon on her personal, one who melds earlier and current to form an exhilarating and fabulous future.

This modern literary novel toggles among flashback scenes in West Africa and current ones in ny, because it chronicles the ability of the women’s friendship. The characters are concurrently memorable and down-to-earth, and readers start to believe they’ve identified them for a very long time. They’re handled with affection, nuanced figuring out, and a hefty dose of wit. This fast paced, humorous, and sincere coming-of-middle age vintage playfully walks the road among humor and knowledge because it bargains with critical problems with mid-life and aging.

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