By Anna Quindlen
In a small city at the verge of massive switch, a tender girl finds deep secrets and techniques approximately her relatives and unforeseen truths approximately herself. jam-packed with insights which are the hallmark of Anna Quindlen’s bestsellers, Miller’s Valley is an emotionally strong tale a couple of family members you are going to by no means forget.
For generations the Millers have lived in Miller’s Valley. Mimi Miller tells approximately her lifestyles with intimacy and honesty. As Mimi eavesdrops on her mom and dad and quietly observes the folk round her, she discovers an increasing number of concerning the toxicity of family members secrets and techniques, the hazards of gossip, the issues of marriage, the inequalities of friendship and the hazards of ardour, loyalty, and love. domestic, as Mimi starts to gain, might be “a position the place it’s simply as effortless to suppose misplaced because it is to think content.”
Miller’s Valley is a masterly examine of relations, reminiscence, loss, and, eventually, discovery, of discovering precise identification and a brand new imaginative and prescient of domestic. As Mimi says, “No one ever leaves the city the place they grew up, whether they go.” Miller’s Valley reminds us that where the place you grew up can disappear, and the folks in it too, yet all will live to tell the tale on your center perpetually.