Let's Take the Long Way Home
A Memoir of Friendship
By Gail Caldwell
(Center Point, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781602858480, 207pp.)
Publication Date: September 2010
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Gail Caldwell wasn't looking to make friends when she met Caroline Knapp. But gradually the women's lives became thoroughly intertwined, and they formed a sisterly bond that lasted until the day Caroline died of lung cancer. Now Caldwell has written a memoir, Let's Take the Long Way Home, about their friendship. More at NPR.org
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- The book’s subtitle is “A Memoir of Friendship.” Why it is not simply “A Memoir,” and what does this say about the book as a whole? Whose story, at heart, would you say this is?