Hello from the Gillespies

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Monica McInerney
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For more than thirty years, Angela Gillespie has sent friendsand family around the world an end-of-the-year letter titled Hello fromthe Gillespies. It's always been cheery and full of good news. This year, Angela surprises herself - she tells the truth...TheGillespies are far from the perfect family that Angela has made themout to be. Her husband is coping poorly with retirement. Her 32-year-oldtwins are having career meltdowns. Her third daughter, badly in debt, can't stop crying. And her ten-year-old son spends more time talking to his imaginary friend than to real ones.Without Angela, thefamily would fall apart. But when Angela is taken from them in a most unexpected manner, the Gillespies pull together and pull themselves together in wonderfully surprising ways...With bonus extra Q & A with Monica McInerney and book club notes.About the AuthorMonica McInerney grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia, where her father was the railway stationmaster. She is the internationally best-selling author of several novels including The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Spin the Bottle, Upside Down Inside Out, A Taste for It, and Those Faraday Girls. She now lives in Dublin with her husband.

Her husband is coping poorly with retirement. Her 32 ... HELLO FROM THE GILLESPIES November 2014.

From the first page to the last I loved every minute and was sad when it came to an end. It's a longer than usual book and all the better for it because once you start you won't want it to end.