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Inheriting Edith - A Novel

Zoe Fishman

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Description:

From the author of Driving Lessons, Saving Ruth, and Balancing Acts comes a poignant breakout novel about a single mother who inherits a beautiful beach house with a caveat-she must take care of the ornery elderly woman who lives in it. For years, Maggie Sheets has been an invisible hand in the glittering homes of wealthy New York City clients, scrubbing, dusting, mopping, and doing all she can to keep her head above water as a single mother. Everything changes when a former employer dies leaving Maggie a staggering inheritance. A house in Sag Harbor. The catch? It comes with an inhabitant: The deceased's eighty-two-year old mother Edith. Edith has Alzheimer's-or so the doctors tell her-but she remembers exactly how her daughter Liza could light up a room, or bring dark clouds in her wake. And now Liza's gone, by her own hand, and Edith has been left-like a chaise or strand of pearls-to a poorly dressed young woman with a toddler in tow. Maggie and Edith are both certain this arrangement will be an utter disaster. But as summer days wane, a tenuous bond forms and Edith, who feels the urgency of her diagnosis, shares a secret that she's held close for five decades, launching Maggie on a mission that might just lead them each to what they are looking for.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cassandra Campbell

Length:

8h 22m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:53


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

17:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:46


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

27:02


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

25:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:37


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:36


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

29:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:35


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:37


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

39:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

27:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:53


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:31


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

44:00


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

41:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

20:28


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

22:25


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:25


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:59


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

00:52