In Anne Lamotts wise and witty novel, the growing pains of motherhood are portrayed with rare humor and honesty. If Elizabeth Ferguson had her way, shed spend her days savoring good books, cooking great meals, and waiting for the love of her ...
life to walk in the door. But its not a man shes waiting for, its her daughter, Rosieher wild-haired, smart-mouthed, and wise-beyond-her-years alter ego. With Rosie around, the days arent quite so long, but Elizabeth cant keep the realities of the world at bay, and try as she might, she cant shield Rosie from its dangers or mysteries. As Rosie grows older and more curious, Elizabeth must find a way to nurture her extraordinary daughtereven if it means growing up herself.