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All Adults Here by Emma Straub
Contemporary fiction

All Adults Here

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by Emma Straub

Quick take

This intriguing family introspective will make you appreciate your loved ones, no matter how flawed they appear to be.

Good to know

  • Happy

  • Social issues

  • Family drama

  • Literary

Why I love it

All Adults Here is the kind of book I want to read while sitting by the pool with a drink. While that’s not something we can all do right now, Straub’s writing is still a fun escape for people who just want to go live in somebody else’s shoes for a while.

When Astrid Strick, a bossy but loving grandmother, witnesses a neighborhood acquaintance get hit by a bus, she is spurred into bringing her o...

Synopsis

When Astrid Strick witnesses a school bus accident in the center of town, it jostles loose a repressed memory from her young parenting days decades earlier. Suddenly, Astrid realizes she was not quite the parent she thought she’d been to her three, now-grown children. But to what consequence? Astrid’s youngest son is drifting and unfocused, making parenting mistakes of his own. Her daughter is in...

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