The Mermaid of Brooklyn

The Mermaid of Brooklyn

Book - 2013
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Formerly an up-and-coming magazine editor, Jenny Lipkin is now your average, stretched-too-thin Brooklyn mom, tackling the challenges of raising two children in a cramped Park Slope walk-up. All she really wants is to survive the sweltering New York summer with a shred of sanity intact. But when her husband, Harry, vanishes one evening, Jenny reaches her breaking point. And in a moment of despair, a split-second decision changes her life forever, and Jenny is forced to rethink her ideas about success, motherhood, romance, and relationships.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013
ISBN: 9781451678284
Characteristics: 342, [17] p. ; 21 cm


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Bunny_Watson716 Dec 14, 2016

But with each day, she unspooled a little further away -- rolling over, eating food, sitting, walking, screaming., "Go away, Mommy!" -- the crimson thread connecting us unraveling more and more as she wandered out into the woods of the world. [ .... ] before I knew it, they would be off on the other side of the woods and I would long to tug on their crimson tether and call them tumbling home.


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