Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship Gail Caldwell

Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship

Author: Gail Caldwell
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Book Title
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship
Author
Gail Caldwell
ISBN
9780812979114
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER They met over their dogs. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became best friends, talking about everything from their love of books and their shared history of a struggle with alcohol to their relationships with men. Walking the woods of New England and rowing on the Charles River, these two private, self-reliant women created an attachment more profound than either of them could ever have foreseen. Then, several years into this remarkable connection, Knapp was diagnosed with cancer. With her signature exquisite prose, Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion, and courage in this gorgeous memoir about treasuring a best friend, and coming of age in midlife. Let's Take the Long Way Home is a celebration of the profound transformations that come from intimate connection--and it affirms, once again, why Gail Caldwell is recognized as one of our bravest and most honest literary voices. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Gail CaldwellPublisher: Random House TradePublished: 08/09/2011ISBN: 9780812979114Pages: 198Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.20w x 0.50dReview Citations: People Weekly 08/22/2011 pg. 59New York Times Book Review 08/28/2011 pg. 24

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

They met over their dogs. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became best friends, talking about everything from their love of books and their shared history of a struggle with alcohol to their relationships with men. Walking the woods of New England and rowing on the Charles River, these two private, self-reliant women created an attachment more profound than either of them could ever have foreseen. Then, several years into this remarkable connection, Knapp was diagnosed with cancer. With her signature exquisite prose, Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion, and courage in this gorgeous memoir about treasuring a best friend, and coming of age in midlife. Let's Take the Long Way Home is a celebration of the profound transformations that come from intimate connection--and it affirms, once again, why Gail Caldwell is recognized as one of our bravest and most honest literary voices.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gail Caldwell
Publisher: Random House Trade
Published: 08/09/2011
ISBN: 9780812979114
Pages: 198
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: People Weekly 08/22/2011 pg. 59
New York Times Book Review 08/28/2011 pg. 24

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

They met over their dogs. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became best friends, talking about everything from their love of books and their shared history of a struggle with alcohol to their relationships with men. Walking the woods of New England and rowing on the Charles River, these two private, self-reliant women created an attachment more profound than either of them could ever have foreseen. Then, several years into this remarkable connection, Knapp was diagnosed with cancer. With her signature exquisite prose, Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion, and courage in this gorgeous memoir about treasuring a best friend, and coming of age in midlife. Let's Take the Long Way Home is a celebration of the profound transformations that come from intimate connection--and it affirms, once again, why Gail Caldwell is recognized as one of our bravest and most honest literary voices.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gail Caldwell
Publisher: Random House Trade
Published: 08/09/2011
ISBN: 9780812979114
Pages: 198
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: People Weekly 08/22/2011 pg. 59
New York Times Book Review 08/28/2011 pg. 24