By Jami Attenberg
“I learn it two times, guffawing, 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 girl who desires what she wishes, no longer what she’s presupposed to want.” — Marie Claire
who's Andrea Bern? whilst her dippy therapist asks the query, Andrea is familiar with the perfect issues to assert: she’s a fashion designer, a pal, 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 actual. every person round her turns out to have a unique thought of what it capacity to be an grownup, notwithstanding. but if Andrea’s niece eventually arrives, born with a heartbreaking disease, the Bern kin is pressured to reexamine what particularly concerns. Will this force them jointly or tear them aside? advised in gut-wrenchingly sincere, mordantly comedian vignettes, All Grown Up is a panoramic exhibit of Jami Attenberg’s powers as a storyteller and a whip-smart exam of 1 woman’s lifestyles, lived completely on her personal terms.
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