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All Happy Families

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The Glass Castle meets The Nest in this stunning debut, an intimate family memoir that gracefully brings us behind the dappled beachfront vista of privilege, to reveal the inner lives of two wonderfully colorful, unforgettable families.

On a mid-August weekend, two families assemble for a wedding at a rambling family mansion on the beach in East Hampton, in the last days of
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Hardcover, 240 pages
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Harper Wave
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Marika
May 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This memoir is a true mashup of The Glass Castle and The Nest. Living a life that only the privilege that wealth can bring. A life where one doesn't need, or have to work for a living. A life of endless leisure and the only worry is where to spend the holidays. Of course, that is only on the surface that the world sees. The true picture is one where your father begins everyday at 8 am with can of Budweiser, and ends with a heartbreak that no amount of money can insulate you from. Side note, the ...more
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Jun 17, 2018 rated it liked it
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This was enjoyable to read but not particularly memorable.
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Jun 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: story-of-family
Good story of families and their love for each other despite their oddities/dysfunctionality. The protagonists mother was annoying AF as a person, but I still enjoyed the read and am thankful she's not MY mom.
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