A Whole Brass Band

A Whole Brass Band Jean Pritchard is a supermarket cashier a news junkie and the mother of three two teenagers who still live at home and another who speaks in italics and seems to have moved out Then her kids start ge

  • Title: A Whole Brass Band
  • Author: Anne Cameron
  • ISBN: 9781550170757
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jean Pritchard is a supermarket cashier, a news junkie and the mother of three two teenagers who still live at home and another who speaks in italics and seems to have moved out Then her kids start getting in fights for defending their Vietnamese neighbours, and her son takes up with That Charlene, and her long lost mother comes blasting out of the past where Jean wisJean Pritchard is a supermarket cashier, a news junkie and the mother of three two teenagers who still live at home and another who speaks in italics and seems to have moved out Then her kids start getting in fights for defending their Vietnamese neighbours, and her son takes up with That Charlene, and her long lost mother comes blasting out of the past where Jean wishes she d stayed and prepares to move in, declaring that anyone as can t hold up their end in a poker game is a person who s been subjected to child abuse Jean concludes that if bullshit was music, they d be a whole brass band and I m the one playing the trombone.

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    1. Oh I do like reading Anne Cameron writings!!Quote:"One of the nice things about being crammed into a small house with too many other people is there's no closets to live in so nobody needs to leap out of them at any time. If you're happy, then that's what's important. As long as you know there's no happy ever after, and as long as you know there's nobody in the world can fill the holes in your life, you're stuck with doing the backfilling yourself, and as long as you know that sooner or later yo [...]

    2. Anne Cameron's everything but the kitchen sink drama about a single-mom trying to make her way in a world doing it's damnedest to trip her up, employs a heavy-handed, scatologically, sledgehammer approach to writing fiction. Does not make for easy reading and perhaps that's the point, but some subtlety might have lessened the pain somewhat for both the reader and the characters.

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