All New People (Paperback)
  • All New People (Paperback)

All New People (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 17/12/1999
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With generosity, humor, and pathos, Anne Lamott takes on the barrage of dislocating changes that shook the Sixties. Leading us through the wake of these changes is Nanny Goodman, one small girl living in Marin County, California.. With generosity, humor, and pathos, Anne Lamott takes on the barrage of dislocating changes that shook the Sixties. Leading us through the wake of these changes is Nanny Goodman, one small girl living in Marin County, California.A half-adult child among often childish adults, Nanny grows up with two spectacularly odd parentsa writer father and a mother who is a constant source of material. As she moves into her adolescence, so, it seems, does America. While grappling with her own coming-of-age, Nanny witnesses an entire cultures descent into drugs, the mass exodus of fathers from her town, and rapid real-estate and technological development that foreshadow a drastically different future. In All New People , Anne Lamott works a special magic, transforming failure into forgiveness and illuminating the power of love to redeem us. With generosity, humor, and pathos, Anne Lamott takes on the barrage of dislocating changes that shook the Sixties. A half-adult child among often childish adults, Nanny grows up with two spectacularly odd parentsa writer father and a mother who is a constant source of material. As she moves into her adolescence, so, it seems, does America. While grappling with her own coming-of-age, Nanny witnesses an entire cultures descent into drugs, the mass exodus of fathers from her town, and rapid real-estate and technological development that foreshadow a drastically different future.In All New People , Anne Lamott works a special magic, transforming failure into forgiveness and illuminating the power of love to redeem us.

Publisher: Counterpoint
ISBN: 9781582430546

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