Publish date: April 28th 2009
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
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Grief. Writing - not writing. Family: husbands and wives, mothers and daughters, being a parent. Secrets. There's a lot this book is about, and, at the same time, it seems like it's not really about anything. I liked it a lot: any book that has more than three post-it notes in it has got someth...
I love this author, and parts of the story were great, but other parts really dragged for me.
Helen, the protagonist, was so unappealing and annoying, I wondered why I was continuing to read about her.
3.5 STARSAn interesting exploration of what "home" means to both Helen Ames and her daughter Tessa.Helen is a writer who's husband died unexpectedly and has come to rely on her daughter Tessa for more than she'd like to admit.Midge is Helen's friend who tells her that she needs to let Tessa grow up ...
In the aftermath of reading books like In Cold Bold and Sworn to Silence, I needed to visit with an old friend, so I picked up my autographed copy of Home Safe. And I may have said it before, but reading an Elizabeth Berg novel is like spending the afternoon with an old friend, one you feel comforta...