Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
This is one of the most heartwarming books I've read in the last few years. Witty and emotional at times, Roz Chasts illustrates the life with 90-something parents and the wait for "the beginning of the journey."
It’s rare the people talk about the stage of life in which they exchange roles with their parents. This is surprising given how common it is for people to live into their eighties, nineties, or even hit the 100 year mark. In Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Roz Chast shares the experienc...
Saw this on display at my library and grabbed it for my sister, who loves comics and nonfiction. She read it while I was in Wisconsin and I just finished it. Outstanding book. Funny and sad and dear god, are all immigrant parents the alike in the same depressing ways? Also, the title is a line m...
For as far back as I can remember, I felt far outside my parents' duo. There were many times, from when I was a little girl until just a couple of weeks ago, that I was sure I was adopted. ...Adoptees or not, they were my one and only set of parents, and now they are gone, a fact that feels indescri...