Daphne Maritch doesn t quite know what to make of the heavily annotated high school yearbook she inherits from her mother, who held this relic dear Too dear The late June Winter Maritch was the teacher to whom the class of 68 had dedicated its yearbook, and in turn she went on to attend every reunion, scribbling notes and observations after each one not always charitably and noting who overstepped boundaries of many kinds In a fit of decluttering the yearbook did not, Daphne concluded, spark joy , she discards it when she moves to a small New York City apartment But when it s found in the recycling bin by a busybody neighbor documentary filmmaker, the yearbook s mysteries not to mention her own family s take on a whole new urgency, and Daphne finds herself entangled in a series of events both poignant and absurd. Download Good Riddance author Elinor Lipman – bluevapours.co.uk
Elinor Lipman is the author of 11 humorous novels about contemporary American society essay and short story collections, and a book of rhyming political tweets. Born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, she graduated from Simmons College where she studied journalism She lives in Manhattan, and received the New England Book award for fiction in 2001 Her first novel, Then She Found Me, was adapted for the screen, starring Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Colin Firth and Matthew Broderick Her fourth novel, The Inn at Lake Devine was adapted for the off off Broadway stage by Tongue in Cheek Theater In 2011 2012, she held the Elizabeth Drew chair in creative writing at Smith College.
- 290 pages
- Good Riddance
- Elinor Lipman
- 25 May 2017 Elinor Lipman