Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Inheriting Edith/ Zoe Fishman/ 290 pages
Inheriting Edith by Zoe Fisherman introduces the reader to Maggie, a single mother, just making ends meet as a cleaning lady. When Liza, a past client turned friend, commits suicide, she leaves Maggie her beach house. Their is one string attached. Maggie must care for Edith, Liza's mother, who currently resides in the house. Edith is a strongly independent 85 year old, recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Maggie, daughter Lucy, Edith and friend Esther set off on an adventure to resolve some questions, open some doors, close some wounds while Edith can still remember her life. This was a interesting read shining a light on Alzheimer while remaining light.