Growing up in Detroit in the 1950s, and going to college when the first seeds of sexual freedom are being sown, Jill and Donna are coming of age in an exciting, turbulent time. Wry, independent Jill thrives in the new free-spirited world, while her beautiful cousin Donna desperately searches for a man to make her life whole. As each cousin is driven by different demons and desires, they eventually realize that they cannot overcome fundamental differences in each others' lives. Still, as their futures assume contrary paths, Jill and Donna realize that they may be separated, but they'll never be truly divided from one another.
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Peter drives in from Grosse Pointe Shores to see me. He is polite but clearly wary
of my famous boy-eating parents. With my father he talks football successfully.
With the rise of professional football leagues, my father finds it acceptable as he ...
In Grosse Pointe proper, a few blocks only, the streets wander down to the water
where the biggest houses of all preen themselves before their view. But in
Grosse Pointe Shores, the lake lies across a busy street from the houses and is
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This is the story of the friendship between two women, a friendship that starts when they are girls and lasts over decades, following their braided lives as one marries and becomes the wife of a rich ... Read full review
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This book is incredibly open and real, which at points was overwhelming. I have been carrying it's intensity around with me for the last day or so, which tells me that it is truly a great work. It has ... Read full review