Crooked Little Heart
FORMAT: Paperback
EXTENT: 288 pages
SIZE: 198 x 128 mm
ISBN: 9781742582610
RIGHTS: Australia and New Zealand
CATEGORY: Anne Lamott, Fiction,

Crooked Little Heart


Anne Lamott

Crooked Little Heart, the second book in Anne Lamott’s bestselling trilogy about a mother and her daughter, is both a warm and witty examination of the trials and triumphs of adolescence and parenthood.

Now on the cusp of adolescence, Rosie is obsessed with tournament tennis, but finds that her athletic gifts place her in peril as a shadowy stalker begins to develop an obsession of his own.

Meanwhile, Rosie’s mother Elizabeth, a recovering alcoholic, continues to grieve over the death of her first husband, while her second husband, a writer, struggles with his own demons.

Rosie and Imperfect Birds are the first and third books in the trilogy.


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Praise for Crooked Little Heart:

Eloquent, detailed, emotionally honest…Lamott deserves praise for telling it like it is.



Lamott amplifies the details of everyday life and shows the excitement, agony and joy of teenage years.