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 wishes what she desires, now not what she’s presupposed to want.” — Marie Claire
who's Andrea Bern? while her dippy therapist asks the query, Andrea is aware the perfect issues to claim: she’s a dressmaker, a pal, a daughter, a sister. yet it’s what she leaves unsaid—she’s by myself, a drinker, a former artist, a shrieker in mattress, captain of the sinking send that's her flesh—that feels the main precise. every person round her turns out to have a special concept of what it potential to be an grownup, although. but if Andrea’s niece ultimately arrives, born with a heartbreaking disorder, the Bern kin is compelled to reexamine what quite concerns. Will this force them jointly or tear them aside? informed in gut-wrenchingly sincere, mordantly comedian vignettes, All Grown Up is a panoramic show of Jami Attenberg’s powers as a storyteller and a whip-smart exam of 1 woman’s lifestyles, lived solely on her personal terms.
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All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg