Marrying Mom: A Novel (Thorndike Large Print Basic Series)
Marrying Mom A Novel - Thorndike Large Print Basic Series Author:Olivia Goldsmith Phyllis Geronomous is witty, blunt, razor sharp -- and the despair of her family. She's a senior citizen and an original, still trying to run the lives of her three grown children. As far as they're concerned, Phyllis' best attribute is that she's a Florida resident while they live in New York. Then Phyllis decides that she's going to move back ... more »to the Big Apple. Sigourney, Sharon, and Bruce just can't let crazy Phillis ruin their lives all over again. Christmas is unbearable enough with a visit from Mom -- and now she wants to stay?Only Sig has the ideal solution: they'll join forces and marry Mom off. They call the plan "Operation Geezer Quest." But where are they going to find an old, deaf, du,b, blind, and, above all, rich groom?Marrying Mom is more than just a family farce or senior romance -- it is a wickedly funny comedy of New York manners that puts a delightful new twist on the notion of holiday cheer.« less
A genuinely funny book, parts of it had me laughing my ass off. It's also a refreshing change; the characters are multi-dimensional and written with a caring hand, something many people probably wouldn't consider doing for a cast of characters who are 40+.