Just when counter clerk Teddy Warner is about to be evicted from her Scranton apartment, she bumps into beautiful, brilliant, blond Rachel her estranged childhood friend whose mother forbid their friendship thinking Teddy was beneath them.
|Publisher:||Chicago Review Press, Incorporated|
|Edition description:||1st Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)|
About the Author
Arnine Cumsky Weiss grew up in Wilkes-Barre, PA, but moved to Philadelphia after college to pursue a career as a teacher of the deaf. After marrying her husband she moved to Scranton, PA, and then again to New York City, where she currently works as an interpreter and English teacher. Her first book, Becoming a Bar Mitzvah, is based on experiences with her six-year-old son's battle with leukemia.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
She Ain't Heavy is a poignant coming of age story that follows Teddy Warner's journey of self-discovery and determination to make it on her own. Author Arnine Cumsky Weiss weaves an inspirational tale set in Scranton and Philadelphia, that draws the reader into Teddy's story as she travels down the path of life wrought with trials and tribulations. With amazing determination and strength she learns to overcome the various challenges and continues to move forward in search of finding a fulfilling and happy life. From early childhood, Teddy learned how to stand on her own two feet in order to survive. Through her tenacity and faith, Teddy's journey from Scranton to Philadelphia will teach her to learn to trust people she meets who will lend her friendship and support, have the courage to take risks, and not give up on her dreams of love and happiness. She Ain't Heavy is a compelling story with a universal theme that every reader can relate to. Author Arnine Cumsky Weiss has created a beautifully written story about a spirited and strong young woman who has the will power and desire to survive and succeed against any challenges that life threw her way. The author's inspirational message that a person can do anything with their life and make it on their own successfully, will provide much food for thought, and will leave the reader to ponder what they would do if they ever found themselves at a crossroad in their life.