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Bettyville [electronic resource] : A Memoir. George Hodgman.

Hodgman, George. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780698158450 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "A beautifully crafted memoir, rich with humor and wisdom." —Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club"The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm. But then he plunges deep, examining the warm yet fraught relationship between mother and son with profound insight and understanding." —Alison Bechdel, author of Fun HomeWhen George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself—an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook—in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Will George lure her into assisted living? When hell freezes over. He can't bring himself to force her from the home both treasure—the place where his father's voice lingers, the scene of shared jokes, skirmishes, and, behind the dusty antiques, a...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Viking, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 856 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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