By Kristen Iskandrian

ISBN-10: 1455594431

ISBN-13: 9781455594436

ISBN-10: 145559444X

ISBN-13: 9781455594443

Marrying the pointy insights of Jenny Offill with the darkish humor of Maria Semple, MOTHEREST is a creative and relocating coming-of-age novel that captures the discomfort of fractured family members lifestyles, the warmth of latest love, and the actual magic of the feminine friendship -- throughout the lens of a fraying daughter-mother bond.

It's the early Nineties, and Agnes is working out of individuals she will anticipate. a brand new university scholar, she is stuck among the damaged domestic she leaves at the back of and the desert of campus lifestyles. What she wishes so much is her mom, who has possible disappeared, and her brother, who left the kin tragically many years past.

As Agnes falls into new romance, mines lady friendships for intimacy, and struggles to discover her footing, she writes letters to her mom, either to conjure a closeness they by no means had and to aim to translate her reviews to herself. whilst she unearths out she is pregnant, Agnes starts to deal with what it potential to be a mom and, in many ways, what it capability to be your personal mother.

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