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, satisfied marriage and family members. yet her internal Peace-Corps-Volunteer is hollering to be permit out.

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

As they try with their variations and take a look at to resurrect their friendship, the 2 ladies realize—with humor and a starting to be respect—that they each one have strengths to give a contribution to a enterprise neither may have came across on her personal, one who melds earlier and current to form a thrilling and brilliant future.

This modern literary novel toggles among flashback scenes in West Africa and current ones in big apple, because it chronicles the facility of the women’s friendship. The characters are at the same time memorable and down-to-earth, and readers start to think they’ve recognized them for a very long time. They’re taken care of with affection, nuanced realizing, 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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