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All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg
Literary fiction

All Grown Up

Repeat Author
Jami Attenberg is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Saint Mazie.

by Jami Attenberg

Quick take

First I fall in love with the voice, dry and direct but not rude. I understand that the protagonist is not a heroine, but she is not _not_ a heroine either.

Why I love it

'œI’m the captain of the sinking ship that is my flesh.' Andrea Bern is at her therapist’s office contemplating the answer to the question who are you? I’m only on page eleven of _All Grown Up_, but I can already tell that this is the perfect book to read on the first day of my 'œgrown-woman takes first-ever alone vacation to an exotic location in order to shed past and re-emerge more powerful ...

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    March 2017