Anywhere but Here Summary
Mona Simpson

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Anywhere but Here Summary

Anywhere but Here is Mona Simpson's tale of Ann August, a young girl growing up with a narcissistic, manipulative, dramatic, irresponsible, twice-divorced mother named Adele. Ann is trapped in a complicated dance, craving affection and depending upon a mother who is emotionally abusive. The novel includes several scenes of subtle but disturbing sexual abuse of children. The novel is suffused with the adult Ann's affection for and tolerance of her mother's...

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