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Rosie

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If Elizabeth Ferguson had her way, she'd spend her days savoring good books, cooking great meals, making fun of tedious suitors, and waiting for the love of her life to walk in the door. But it's not a man she's waiting for, it's her daughter, Rosie--her wild-haired, smart-mouthed, wise-beyond-her-years alter ego. With Rosie around, the long days aren't quite so long, the long nights easily blunted by a few too many glasses of wine. But Elizabeth can't keep the realities of the world at bay, and try as she might, she can't shield Rosie from its dangers or mystery. As Rosie grows older and more curious, Elizabeth must find a way to nurture her extraordinary daughter--even if it means growing up herself.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Publishing Group
  • Penguin Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0140264795
  • 9780140264791
  • 267,112

Review quote

Rosie is a masterpiece, Anne Lamott is a novelist of genius. ("Los Angeles Times") A fine novel. ("The New Yorker") A strong, funny, and memorably original novel. (Alice Adams) Anne Lamott is an original; a bright, resh voice. ("San Francisco Chronicle")"show more

About Anne Lamott

Anne Lamottis theNew York Timesbestselling author ofHelp, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches;Some Assembly Required;Grace (Eventually);Plan B;Traveling Mercies; Bird by Bird;Operating Instructions, and the forthcomingHallelujah Anyway. She is also the author of several novels, includingImperfect BirdsandRosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California."show more
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