By Joanna Cantor
A slyly humorous coming-of-age novel a few younger lady fumbling her approach into the mysteries of loss and the travails of maturity as she attempts to make experience of a vanished mother's legacy.
When 22-year-old Olivia discovered that her mom had simply months to dwell, she pulled up roots, leaving Vassar and her profession plans some distance in the back of to be together with her mom for her final days. And but, simply 4 months after her mother's dying, every body in Olivia's family members 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 girl named June on a relatives journey. nonetheless reeling from the loss, Olivia appears to be like for a brand new begin of her personal, throwing herself headlong into Manhattan's fast-moving media international, the place she is alternately demeaned through bosses and pursued by means of men.
But as Olivia attempts to piece jointly an maturity with no her mom to lead her, she makes a surprising discovery: a mystery romantic correspondence her mom had with a guy who simply signed every 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 notion she knew approximately her relatives and her personal position in an more and more complicated global.
A profoundly relocating and keenly saw contemplation of the money owed we owe to the prior 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