Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship

Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship

Gail Caldwell


They met over their canines. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became top acquaintances, conversing approximately every little thing from their love of books and their shared historical past of a fight with alcohol to their relationships with males. strolling the woods of recent England and rowing at the Charles River, those inner most, self-reliant ladies created an attachment extra profound than both of them may possibly ever have foreseen. Then, a number of years into this awesome connection, Knapp used to be clinically determined with melanoma. along with her signature beautiful prose, Caldwell mines the inner most degrees of devotion, and braveness during this attractive memoir approximately treasuring a ally, and coming of age in midlife. Let’s Take the good distance Home is a party of the profound adjustments that come from intimate connection—and it affirms, once more, why Gail Caldwell is famous as certainly one of our bravest and so much sincere literary voices.

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