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Sheila Grinell


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Conflict between Boomer parents and Millennial children about how you should lead your life.... When Jenn Adler returns from a year in India, she has a surprise for her parents: a young guru from Bangalore whom she intends to marry. Her father, Paul, is wary of this "beggar" Jenn has brought home--who, he suspects, is conning his much-loved daughter--while her mother, Maggie, is frightened that this alien stranger will steal away her only child, her focus in life. In the months leading up to the backyard wedding, Maggie is forced to reevaluate her virtues as she casts about for support, and Paul faces an unexpected threat at work--one that Maggie could help him meet, if he would only ask. But even with these distractions, the two parents are focused on one primary question: Can they convince their daughter she is making a terrible mistake before the wedding takes place?

She Writes Press, 9781631520228, 328pp.

Publication Date: May 17, 2016