Family Reunion PDF download by Eric Selby

Family Reunion

iUniverse, Inc.
Publication date: January 2008
ISBN: 9780595917860
Digital Book format: PDF (DRM-Free)

Buy PDF

List price:
$6.00
Our price:
$5.99
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
For decades Ethel Davis Hopper, known by everyone around town as a poison-dripper and a control freak, has hosted family reunions in her little slice of beautiful northern Vermont for what has burgeoned into five generations of Davis and Hopper offspring. This year's reunion will be different, though: she's planning to host her own living funeral.

The extended family, described by Ethel's favorite granddaughter as people who cluster themselves in three factions, "like bunches of Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds," plans to gather at Ethel's dream home overlooking the quaint village, despite their confusion as to what the longtime organizer has in store for them. Even the far-flung and estranged Hopper clan intends to show up this year, mostly because they wouldn't miss the old harridan's send-off to the world.

As the reunion approaches, this richly textured, dark yet comic novel reveals generations of family secrets and the inbred dysfunction that accompanies that history, much of it told through the journals of Ethel's late husband, Lyle. In her finest melodrama to date, Ethel serves up guilt-trips, barbs, and a self-serving, revisionist view of life with her loving husband to her long-suffering offspring. Come and see how much fun a Family Reunion can be. Our own families will seem tame by comparison.

Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
PDF
Devices:
Family Reunion PDF can be read on any device that can open PDF files.

File Size:
1176 Kb
Language:
ENG
Other books by Eric Selby
A Gift of Maple Syrup and Other Stories PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Eric Selby
A Gift of Maple Syrup and Other Stories
Eric Selby
iUniverse.com, September 2009
ISBN: 9781440173493
Format: PDF
List Price: $6.00 Our price: $5.99
The Purging PDF download by Eric Selby
The Purging
Eric Selby
iUniverse.com, November 2008
ISBN: 9780595529476
Format: PDF
List Price: $6.00 Our price: $5.99
Recently Viewed Products