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By Carole Howard

From the skin, Ruth turns out to have all of it: a high-powered profession, chuffed marriage and relatives. yet her internal Peace-Corps-Volunteer is hollering to be allow out.

When she bumps into Vivian, her long-lost buddy and previous hut-mate, she realizes how diversified she is from the individual she was and wonders if she’s misplaced a part of herself—the top part—in her quest for “the ideal life.” Her inner tug of conflict gathers steam and knocks her likely ideal city existence out of kilter.

As they fight with their adjustments and take a look at to resurrect their friendship, the 2 girls realize—with humor and a becoming respect—that they each one have strengths to give a contribution to a enterprise neither might have came across on her personal, one who melds prior and current to form an exhilarating and brilliant future.

This modern literary novel toggles among flashback scenes in West Africa and current ones in ny, because it chronicles the ability of the women’s friendship. The characters are concurrently memorable and down-to-earth, and readers start to suppose they’ve recognized them for a very long time. They’re handled with affection, nuanced realizing, and a hearty dose of wit. This fast moving, humorous, and sincere coming-of-middle age vintage playfully walks the road among humor and knowledge because it offers with severe problems with mid-life and aging.

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