Everything That Rises Must Converge - The Comforts of Home Summary & Analysis

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Thomas is a thirty-five-year-old writer whose mother lives with him. Recently, his mother became the caretaker of a young psychopath. The girl called herself Star Drake, but her real name was Sarah Ham. She had been arrested for passing bad checks, but she was also a sociopath who used Thomas’s mother. Sarah twisted the woman’s heartstrings and made up stories about her abusive childhood. She moved into the guest room at Thomas’s house and Thomas was fuming. He belittled her, called her a “slut,” and refused to converse with her. Thomas’s mother tried to be a liaison between Star and Thomas, but Thomas told his mother the girl wasn’t welcome in his house. Thomas thought he had put his foot down the way his deceased father would have wanted. He thought he inherited his father’s sense of...

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