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Crooked Little Heart
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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.
Praise for Crooked Little Heart:
Eloquent, detailed, emotionally honest…Lamott deserves praise for telling it like it is.PEOPLE MAGAZINE
Lamott amplifies the details of everyday life and shows the excitement, agony and joy of teenage years.SUNDAY TIMES