Brass (Library Binding)
Thorndike Press Large Print, 9781432850821, 478pp.
Publication Date: April 18, 2018
A waitress at the Betsy Ross Diner Elsie hopes her nickel-and-dime tips will add up to a new life. Then she meets Bashkim a married man who left Albania to chase his dreams and wound up working as a line cook in Waterbury Connecticut. Seventeen years later headstrong and independent Luljeta receives a rejection letter from NYU and a suspension from school on the same day. Now she (TM)s stuck in Connecticut with her mother Elsie " a fate she refuses to accept.