On The Outskirts of Normal
- United States
More informationIn this memoir by Flannery O’Connor Award winner Debra Monroe, the soon-to-be divorced Debra buys a dilapidated Texas cabin miles from her teaching job. While waiting to adopt a child, she refurbishes and expands the rude dwelling. She soon finds herself in the strange new world of single motherhood, complicated by her being white and her adopted daughter being black.
“… an engaging, poignant read.”—Kirkus Reviews