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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 good friend and previous hut-mate, she realizes how diversified she is from the individual she was once and wonders if she’s misplaced a part of herself—the most sensible part—in her quest for “the excellent life.” Her inner tug of battle gathers steam and knocks her probably ideal city lifestyles out of kilter.

As they try with their adjustments and check out to resurrect their friendship, the 2 ladies realize—with humor and a starting to be respect—that they each one have strengths to give a contribution to a enterprise neither could have came upon on her personal, one who melds previous and current to form an exhilarating and incredible 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 identified 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 bargains with severe problems with mid-life and aging.

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