Download PDF by Carole Howard: About Face

By Carole Howard

ISBN-10: 098529485X

ISBN-13: 9780985294854

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

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

As they fight with their transformations and take a look at to resurrect their friendship, the 2 girls realize—with humor and a transforming into respect—that they every one have strengths to give a contribution to a enterprise neither might have stumbled on on her personal, one who melds earlier and current to form an exhilarating and astounding future.

This modern literary novel toggles among flashback scenes in West Africa and current ones in ny, because it chronicles the facility of the women’s friendship. The characters are concurrently memorable and down-to-earth, and readers start to consider they’ve recognized them for a very long time. They’re taken care of with affection, nuanced knowing, and a hearty dose of wit. This fast moving, humorous, and sincere coming-of-middle age vintage playfully walks the road among humor and knowledge because it bargains with severe problems with mid-life and aging.

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