〗 New Bettyville: A Memoir ⏃ Book By George Hodgman ⏻

〗 New Bettyville: A Memoir ⏃ Book By George Hodgman ⏻ 〗 New Bettyville: A Memoir ⏃ Book By George Hodgman ⏻ The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm But then he plunges deep, examining the warm yet fraught relationship between mother and son with profound insight and understanding Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himselfan unlikely caretaker and near lethal cookin a head on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will Will George lure her into assisted living When hell freezes over He cant bring himself to force her from the home both treasurethe place where his fathers voice lingers, the scene of shared jokes, skirmishes, and, behind the dusty antiques, a rarely acknowledged conflict Betty, who speaks her mind but cannot quite reveal her heart, has never really accepted the fact that her son is gay As these two unforgettable characters try to bring their different worlds together, Hodgman reveals the challenges of Bettys life and his own struggle for self respect, moving readers from their small towncrumbling but still colorfulto the star studded corridors of Vanity Fair Evocative of The End of Your Life Book Club and The Tender Bar, Hodgmans New York Times bestselling debut is both an indelible portrait of a family and an exquisitely told tale of a prodigal sons return A remarkable, laugh out loud book Rarely has the subject ofelder careproduced such droll human comedy, or a heroine quite on the mettlesome order of Betty Baker Hodgman For as much as the book works on several levels as a meditation on belonging, as a story of growing up gay and the psychic cost of silence, as metaphor for recovery , it is the strong willed Betty who shines through The New 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    • Bettyville: A Memoir
    • 2.2
    • 128
    • Kindle
    • 288 pages
    • 0143107887
    • George Hodgman
    • English
    • 15 April 2017

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