By Joanna Cantor
A slyly humorous coming-of-age novel a few younger girl fumbling her manner into the mysteries of loss and the travails of maturity as she attempts to make feel of a vanished mother's legacy.
When 22-year-old Olivia realized that her mom had merely months to reside, she pulled up roots, leaving Vassar and her profession plans a long way in the back of to be together with her mom for her final days. And but, simply 4 months after her mother's demise, all people in Olivia's relations already turns out able to circulate on. Her brothers are settled very easily in careers and households in their personal; her father has already began to date back, inviting a lady named June on a family members journey. nonetheless reeling from the loss, Olivia appears to be like for a brand new commence of her personal, throwing herself headlong into Manhattan's fast-moving media international, the place she is alternately demeaned via bosses and pursued by means of men.
But as Olivia attempts to piece jointly an maturity with out her mom to lead her, she makes a surprising discovery: a mystery romantic correspondence her mom had with a guy who in simple terms signed each one letter "F.†? As she attempts to untangle the secret of F, Olivia will trip midway internationally, to an ashram in rural India, on a quest that would reconfigure every thing Olivia idea she knew approximately her relations and her personal position in an more and more complicated global.
A profoundly relocating and keenly saw contemplation of the accounts we owe to the previous and the methods we find our futures, Alternative treatments for Loss is the infrequent kind of e-book that may holiday and mend your middle in one and unforgettable read.
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Alternative Remedies for Loss by Joanna Cantor