Let's take the long way home: A Memoir of Friendship

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full_title let s take the long way home a memoir of friendship
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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.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Gail Caldwell's New Life, No Instructions.
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subject_facet Caldwell, Gail, -- 1951- -- Friends and associates, Critics -- United States -- Biography, Journalists -- United States -- Biography, Knapp, Caroline, -- 1959-2002 -- Friends and associates
title_display Let's take the long way home : a memoir of friendship
title_full Let's Take the Long Way Home A Memoir of Friendship, Let's take the long way home : a memoir of friendship / Gail Caldwell
title_short Let's take the long way home :
title_sub A Memoir of Friendship
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Caldwell, Gail, Critics, Family & Relationships, Friends and associates, Journalists, Knapp, Caroline, Nonfiction