Maame

By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, this is the story of 25-year-old Maddie who is just now setting out on her own. With a largely absent mother, she took on adult responsibilities at a young age and became her father’s primary caregiver when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Now she has moved into her own apartment and has begun to explore aspects of life that most other women discover in their teens or early twenties. Dating, sex, drinking, new clothes, nights out with friends are on her “new Maddie” to-do list. As is to be expected, her new life brings highs and lows, and she struggles and learns and grows. This is an intimate and honest exploration of one woman’s life, and of the intersections of family, culture, friendship, and mental health. Recommended by Nancy

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$27.99
ISBN: 9781250282521
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 31st, 2023

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