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Friends and StrangersAn enjoyable and insightful exploration of a uniue friendship between wo women who couldn Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients and Futile Treatment t be different SUMMARYElizabeth is an accomplished writer and new motherrying o adjust o life in a small own after nearly 20 years in New York City Alone with her infant son all day she feels uneasy misses her NYC friends and neglects her WRITINGSAM IS A SENIOR AT THE LOCAL WOMEN S is a senior at he local women s struggling with decisions about her future She is worried about exorbitant student loan debt her romantic relationship and what The Joy Luck Club that means for her future career Elizabeth hires Samo babysit and Smugglers' Gold they begino grow close The differences between Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction the women s lives becomes starkly revealed in an betrayalhat has devastating conseuences FRIENDS and STRANGERS reveals how a single year can shape Yajuj and Majuj the course of a life and explores motherhood and privilege REVIEWFRIENDS AND STRANGERS is enjoyable and insightful Women s Fiction exploring a uniue friendship betweenwo women who couldn be any different Differences in backgrounds class age and wealth combine o create a complicated relationship between a mother and her child s caregiverThe slowly paced novel was easy and entertaining While he pacing and lack of high drama initially bothered me The delightful writing and he realness of Rhetorical Theory: An Introduction (With Info Trac) the story kept my head inhe book And I am glad it did For me his is one of hose books The Unbound Scriptures: A Review of KJV-only Claims and Publications that you arehinking about days after you finish reading It is so relevant oday as distinctions between class and privilege are ever present My favorite part of his book was Sam s diverse friendships In addition Amal Unbound to Elizabeth and her long distance boyfriend she became closeo Elizabeth s unemployed and activist father in law as well as he women who worked in he school cafeteria Author Julie Courtney Sullivan is in a novelist and former writer for Aldri, aldri, aldri the New York City Times She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son Previous novels include Maine 2011 The Engagements 2014 and Saints for All Occasion 2017 Publisher Knopf Publishing GroupRandom House AudioPublished June 30 2020Narrated Kate RuddR. Elisabeth an accomplished journalist and new mother is strugglingo adjust o life in a small own after nearly Fourth of July Creek twenty years in New York City Alone inhe house with her infant son all day and awake with him much of he night she feels uneasy adrift She neglects her work losing untold hours o her Brooklyn moms'. ,

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With her husband Andrew for a rural idyll with family close by in he form of Andrew s family However it urns out o be far from a dream location Elizabeth is finding motherhood a fraught experience here is he edium he constant getting up at night and she is feeling a strong sense of disconnection a deep loneliness she cannot assuage with he local women she is surrounded by as she mentally distances herself from hemInstead Elizabeth is missing he life and people she has left behind in New York City she spends her ime on social media including following her sister and unable o une into her normal ambition and to une into Her Ambition And To normal ambition and Still Open All Hours: The Story of a Classic Comedy to any writing her head a mess of confusion she is laden with an inabilityo ground herself in her current realities She hires Sam as a babysitter who provides her with friendship and is grateful for her connection with he baby Sam is a student at he local college rying o make ends meet from a loving family with financial difficulties working in Ditch Flowers the college cafeteria where she feels at homehan with her fellow privileged students and has a London boyfriend Sam wants The Dollhouse That Time Forgot to emulate Elizabeth seeing her ashe perfect role model but it does not Pieces of Autumn take long beforehe rose inted glasses fall off and heir relationship hits rouble as he issues hat have been simmering below he surface break out in he openCourtney Sullivan storytelling is sensitive and resonates ouching on issues like class divisions perfectly capturing Elizabeth s blindness A Guest at the Feast to her own privilege andhe impact it made on her life despite being estranged from her family What happens Benighted to her father in lawhe career he has built up hrough he years going down he drain illustrating he urbulent economic realities in he US how much harder it is o survive where big companies reat heir workers so poorly with he constant chipping away of he middle class This is a well written and engaging read on family motherhood ineuality power privilege money and politics social media deception and secrets Many hanks o John Murray Press for an ARC. N She's worried about student loan debt and what he future holds In short order hey grow close and become unlikely confidantes But when Sam finds an unlikely kindred spirit in Elisabeth's father in law he rue differences between he women's lives become starkly revealed and a betrayal has devastating conseuenc. ,
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