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All adults here / Emma Straub.

Straub, Emma, (author.).


"When Astrid Strick witnesses a school bus accident in the center of town, it jostles loose a repressed memory from her young parenting days, decades years earlier. Suddenly, Astrid realizes she was not quite the parent she thought she'd been to her three, now-grown children. But to what consequence? Astrid's youngest son is drifting and unfocused, making parenting mistakes of his own. Her daughter is intentionally pregnant yet struggling to give up her own adolescence. And her eldest seems to measure his adult life according to standards no one else shares. But who gets to decide, so many years later, which long-ago lapses were the ones that mattered? Who decides which apologies really count? It might be that only Astrid's 13-year-old granddaughter and her new friend really understand the courage it takes to tell the truth to the people you love the most. In All Adults Here, Emma Straub's unique alchemy of wisdom, humor and insight come together in a deeply satisfying story about adult siblings, aging parents, high school boyfriends, middle school mean girls, the lifelong effects of birth order, and all the other things that follow us into adulthood, whether we like them to or not"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781594634697
  • ISBN: 1594634696
  • ISBN: 9781405921602
  • ISBN: 1405921609
  • ISBN: 9780593189276
  • ISBN: 0593189272
  • Physical Description: 356 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.
Subject: Adult children of aging parents > Fiction.
Mothers > Fiction.
Child rearing > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
FICTION / Family Life / General.
FICTION / Women.
FICTION / Literary.
Child rearing.
Brothers and sisters.
Adult children of aging parents.
Mothers > Fiction.
Parent-child relationship > Fiction.
Child rearing > Fiction.
Adult children of aging parents > Fiction.
Siblings > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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La Conner Regional Library FIC STRAUB 112095 FICTION Checked out 07/22/2024

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