Overview

Freshly out of college and possibly in love, Brianna Bell, aka Bean, worries that she'll never be able to have a normal relationship due to her screwy upbringing. Her parents form a perfect triangle: Mom, Dad, and her mother's lover—who also happens to be her Dad's twin sister. The animosity between the twins is a valley of landmines. When her mom, Maye, is threatened with a rare and possibly fatal illness, she begs Bean to help heal the rift between brother and sister. Reluctantly, Bean tries. But the more Bean ...
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Maye's Request

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Overview

Freshly out of college and possibly in love, Brianna Bell, aka Bean, worries that she'll never be able to have a normal relationship due to her screwy upbringing. Her parents form a perfect triangle: Mom, Dad, and her mother's lover—who also happens to be her Dad's twin sister. The animosity between the twins is a valley of landmines. When her mom, Maye, is threatened with a rare and possibly fatal illness, she begs Bean to help heal the rift between brother and sister. Reluctantly, Bean tries. But the more Bean finds out about her parents' complicated history, the more she realizes how little she knows.

A story of love, longing, and family.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012323880
  • Publisher: Bold Strokes Books, Inc
  • Publication date: 1/18/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 1,327,774
  • File size: 321 KB

Meet the Author

Clifford Henderson is the author of two novels, including Foreword Magazine’s Gold Medal Book of the Year, and Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Winner, The Middle of Somewhere. She lives and plays in Santa Cruz, California where she runs The Fun Institute, a school of improv and solo performance, with her partner of nineteen years. In their classes and workshops, people learn to access and express the myriad of characters itching to get out. Her other passions include gardening and twisting herself into weird yoga poses. Her third novel, Maye’s Request, will be in bookstores January 2011.
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