A winsome novel-as-memoir about what happens to a young teacher left by her boyfriend to her own devices Annie Harper is a twenty-four-year-old elementary school teacher when her soldier-boyfriend, David, is sent overseas. Determined to record her desolate and devoted hours, she begins a memoir that she imagines will be a tender homage to qall the women at home.q Instead, Annie misses David but finds herself. Told through Annie's memoir-in- progress, Long Division vividly renders the inner life of a quirky young woman stuck between what she really feels and what she thinks she should. Readers of Curtis Sittenfeld and Marisa de los Santos-as well as the many real-life women left awaiting a soldier's return-will be captivated by Jane Berentson's quirky and wonderfully refreshing debut novel.One million points cana#39;t be an easy score to achieve. I also wonder about the messagea#39;s lack of ... The box inside the box is the small velvety kind that announces aprecious jewelrya in a smooth, classy voice. David has never bought me jewelryanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2010-06-29|