The Last One Home Author:Annette Appollo You Can Go Home Again She isn't ready. After more than thirty years Gia Scarpino, a successful West Coast lawyer, must go back to the small Pennsylvania coal town of her youth to care for her dying uncle Tony, the beloved man who raised her. But Tony isn't the only one waiting for her. There, too, are the once-inseparable friends she left... more » behind, including Willie, the sexy priest who was her first love; Yozo, the class runt turned rich enterpreneur; and her best girlfriend, Barbara, an alcoholic caught in a dead marriage.At first it's like nothing has changed. but as the excitement of their reunion begins to fade, Gia sees that none of them--including herself--are what they seem. Beneath the surface lie the resentment, anger, and denial that have haunted them all. To unite once more, they must face the pain of the past and rediscover the bonds of love that once connected them--a tie Gia desperately needs to help her say good-bye one last time.« less
This book shared alot about small town life and people who have lived in one place for their entire childhood. It's about the experiences of someone who left after high school and returned years later for a funeral. I enjoyed it.