Rosie (Paperback)

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow; Small Mercies; and Stitches, a wise and witty novel about motherhood. Look out for Anne's next book, Hallelujah Anyway, coming in 2017.
In Anne Lamott's wise and witty novel, the growing pains of motherhood are portrayed with rare humor and honesty. If Elizabeth Ferguson had her way, she d spend her days savoring good books, cooking great meals, and waiting for the love of her life to walk in the door. But it's not a man she's waiting for, it's her daughter, Rosie her wild-haired, smart-mouthed, and wise-beyond-her-years alter ego. With Rosie around, the days aren t quite so long, but Elizabeth can t keep the realities of the world at bay, and try as she might, she can t shield Rosie from its dangers or mysteries. As Rosie grows older and more curious, Elizabeth must find a way to nurture her extraordinary daughter even if it means growing up herself.

About the Author


Anne Lamottis theNew York Timesbestselling author ofHelp, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches;Some Assembly Required;Grace (Eventually);Plan B;Traveling Mercies; Bird by Bird;Operating Instructions, and the forthcomingHallelujah Anyway. She is also the author of several novels, includingImperfect BirdsandRosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California."

Praise For…


Rosie is a masterpiece, Anne Lamott is a novelist of genius. (Los Angeles Times) A fine novel. (The New Yorker) A strong, funny, and memorably original novel. (Alice Adams) Anne Lamott is an original; a bright, resh voice. (San Francisco Chronicle)"

Product Details
ISBN: 9780140264791
ISBN-10: 0140264795
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: June 1997
Pages: 288
Language: English