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Laura Emma review ☆ 3 Kate Greathead ´ 3 characters review Laura Emma A tender witty debut novel about a single mother raising her daughter among the upper crust of New York City society in the late twentieth century from a nine time Moth StorySLAM championLaura hails from the Upper East Side of Manhattan born into old money drifting aimlessly into her early thirties One weekend in 1981 she meets Jefferson The two sleep together He vanishes And Laura realizes she’s pregnant Enter Emma Despite her progressive values Laura raises Emma by. Nothing big happens in this novel There are no big splashy scenes no dramatic renderings no horrific accidents just the life lived of a young woman Laura and her daughter Emma Just life as it goes day by day in all it s often messy glory Laura comes from a very privileged background and as much as she discards part of its trappings on one handon the other her job is owed to this background As is part of her financial health and the monetary with all to buy the apartment she lives in and send her daughter to an exclusive school Although she tries to make conscientious choices in her dress and shopping habits she doesn t uestion many of the things her family s wealth providesShe conceives Emma in a slightly funny slightly sad way The young Emma is alot of fun some of the early scenes involving her a joy to read As she ages she uestions many of the things her mother never could The humor is restrained ironic and amusing In fact I felt the writing itself was restrained kept me at a distance an observer of the mother and daughter process This was a good book an interesting look at the differences and similarities between mothers and daughters Laura s own mother provides uite a bit of humor in the early chapters A fascinating look of familyy dynamics at play One doesn t always need big scenes to enjoy a book and this book provedfor me that to be true Would have rated this higher but I would have liked a little emotion so I could feel part of the story instead of just looking in from a distanceARC from Netgalley The Complete Fairy Tales raising her daughter among the upper crust of New York City society in the late twentieth century from a nine time Moth StorySLAM championLaura hails from the Upper East Side of Manhattan born into old money drifting aimlessly into her early thirties One weekend in 1981 she meets Jefferson The two sleep together He vanishes And Laura Trivial Complaints realizes she’s pregnant Enter Emma Despite her progressive values Laura My Philadelphia Father raises Emma by. Nothing big happens in this novel There are no big splashy scenes no dramatic Eduardo Aronica Brooklyn Gambino Soldier renderings no horrific accidents just the life lived of a young woman Laura and her daughter Emma Just life as it goes day by day in all it s often messy glory Laura comes from a very privileged background and as much as she discards part of its trappings on one handon the other her job is owed to this background As is part of her financial health and the monetary with all to buy the apartment she lives in and send her daughter to an exclusive school Although she tries to make conscientious choices in her dress and shopping habits she doesn t uestion many of the things her family s wealth providesShe conceives Emma in a slightly funny slightly sad way The young Emma is alot of fun some of the early scenes involving her a joy to de Munich La Libration. 1938-1944 (Points histoire) read As she ages she uestions many of the things her mother never could The humor is Essays Biographical Critical and Historical IIlustrative of the Rambler Adventurer Idler and of the Various Periodical Papers Volume 1 restrained ironic and amusing In fact I felt the writing itself was Captain Action Riddle of the Glowing Men restrained kept me at a distance an observer of the mother and daughter process This was a good book an interesting look at the differences and similarities between mothers and daughters Laura s own mother provides uite a bit of humor in the early chapters A fascinating look of familyy dynamics at play One doesn t always need big scenes to enjoy a book and this book provedfor me that to be true Would have Unbridled Unlikely Lovers #1 rated this higher but I would have liked a little emotion so I could feel part of the story instead of just looking in from a distanceARC from Netgalley

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Laura Emma review ☆ 3 Kate Greathead ´ 3 characters review Laura Emma Herself in the same blue blood world of private schools and summer homes she grew up in buoyed by a host of indelible characters including her eccentric mother who informs her society friends and Emma herself that she was fathered by a Swedish sperm donor; her brother whose childhood stutter reappears in the presence of their forbidding father; an exceptionally kind male pediatrician; and her overbearing best friend whose life has followed the Park Avenue script in ev. A pensive subtle story that provides us scenes in a life from the weighty to the commonplaceI read a column recently where the writer extolled the virtues of memoirs of lives that exemplified the challenges and realities of our common daily existence those that didn t face the extraordinary but instead were about the decisions people have made before and millions will make again That s what this book of fiction aims to do and in that way delivers a textured portrait of a woman s life over the span of 15 years where nothing cataclysmic happens yet its beauty is in its nuanced portrayal of a woman at odds with her family her daughter and sometimes even herselfI am drawn to character studies and family dramas and this delivered in both contexts It was as much about what makes us human as about class exploration and family dynamics and as with most novels set in New York the city becomes another character amongst the eccentrics in this story The writing is elegant the wit understated and it s just slightly uirky Check check check check for my reading tastesI also found its structure added to its originality Starting in 1980 Greathead offers us glimpses into these lives ordinary moments that take on meaning big moments that don t and even one year that offers no than two paragraphs about an asteroid passing by the earth The author writes and so their lives continued much as they had before and how many of us can t relate to the passing of years some of which you can t remember one single thing that stood out but the spinning of the earthThis may not work for everyone but if you like the occasional uiet read not one where you will learn something or are shocked by something but just revel in the simplicity of a story then this might just work for you too My Philadelphia Father reappears in the presence of their forbidding father; an exceptionally kind male pediatrician; and her overbearing best friend whose life has followed the Park Avenue script in ev. A pensive subtle story that provides us scenes in a life from the weighty to the commonplaceI Eduardo Aronica Brooklyn Gambino Soldier read a column de Munich La Libration. 1938-1944 (Points histoire) recently where the writer extolled the virtues of memoirs of lives that exemplified the challenges and Essays Biographical Critical and Historical IIlustrative of the Rambler Adventurer Idler and of the Various Periodical Papers Volume 1 realities of our common daily existence those that didn t face the extraordinary but instead were about the decisions people have made before and millions will make again That s what this book of fiction aims to do and in that way delivers a textured portrait of a woman s life over the span of 15 years where nothing cataclysmic happens yet its beauty is in its nuanced portrayal of a woman at odds with her family her daughter and sometimes even herselfI am drawn to character studies and family dramas and this delivered in both contexts It was as much about what makes us human as about class exploration and family dynamics and as with most novels set in New York the city becomes another character amongst the eccentrics in this story The writing is elegant the wit understated and it s just slightly uirky Check check check check for my Captain Action Riddle of the Glowing Men reading tastesI also found its structure added to its originality Starting in 1980 Greathead offers us glimpses into these lives ordinary moments that take on meaning big moments that don t and even one year that offers no than two paragraphs about an asteroid passing by the earth The author writes and so their lives continued much as they had before and how many of us can t Unbridled Unlikely Lovers #1 relate to the passing of years some of which you can t Romancing the Werewolf remember one single thing that stood out but the spinning of the earthThis may not work for everyone but if you like the occasional uiet How to Do What You Love & Earn What You’re Worth as a Programmer read not one where you will learn something or are shocked by something but just The Business Romantic revel in the simplicity of a story then this might just work for you too

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Laura Emma review ☆ 3 Kate Greathead ´ 3 characters review Laura Emma Ery way except for childbearing Meanwhile the apple falls far from the tree with Emma who begins to uestion her environment in a way her mother never could Told in vignettes that mine the profound from the mundane with meditations on everything from sex and death to insomnia and the catharsis of crying on the subway a textured portrait emerges of a woman struggling to understand herself her daughter and the changing landscape of New York City in the eighties and nineti. Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewWhat a beautiful debut novel from Kate Greathead Laura and Kate deals with the relationship between a single mother and her headstrong daughter Set in New York City during the 1980 s and 1990 s it is filled with stories of private education summer houses family ties the AIDS epidemic and trying to find one s place in the world I loved that the story was told through a series of vignettes inviting us in and exploring the lives of a whole cast of characters including Laura s hilariously eccentric mother her brother who suffers from a stutter that rears its ugly head around their demanding father a loving pediatrician and friends who come and go from their lives


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  • Hardcover
  • 337
  • Laura Emma
  • Kate Greathead
  • English
  • 14 February 2018
  • 9781501156601