By Alison Baker
An itinerant cosmetics salesman falls in love with a desert consultant two decades his junior. a doctor falls in love with a religion healer. a tender woman’s existence is completely replaced via her brother’s stressful mind damage. And a middle-aged daughter reveals either grief and hilarity in her aged mom and dad’ nursing domestic life.
The characters the following will be astonished to discover themselves in midlife, however the concerns they face are undying: getting older mom and dad and thankless young ones; love and loss of life; the inevitable losses -- and the unforeseen joys -- that include age.
"Baker's humor by no means outweighs her compassion for the eccentric methods of the human heart." -- Contra Costa Times
"If the area is asking a section mundane, try out seeing it via Alison Baker's eyes." -- THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
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