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Breaking out of Bedlam

Larson, Leslie

Breaking out of Bedlam

a novel

by Larson, Leslie

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Published by Shaye Areheart Books in New York .
Written in English


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Cora Sledge is horrified when her children, who doubt her ability to take care of herself, plot to remove her from her home. So what if her house is a shambles? Who cares when she last changed her clothes? If an eighty-two-year-old widow wants to live on junk food, pills, and cigarettes, hasn"t she earned the right? When her kids force her into The Palisades an assisted living facility, Cora takes to her bed, planning to die as soon as possible. But life isn"t finished with her yet, not by a long shot.

Edition Notes

StatementLeslie Larson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3612.A7737 B43 2010b
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540047M
ISBN 100307460762
ISBN 109780307460769
LC Control Number2010292339
OCLC/WorldCa419796710

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So what if her house is a shambles. In BREAKING OUT OF BEDLAM, Leslie Larson gives us high hilarity and deep tenderness, allowing neither to rob the other. In Cora Sledge, she gives us a woman who is brave enough to look closely at the sum of all her years and to learn new love from old sorrows.”.

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