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Rules for Visiting By Jessica Francis Kane Rules for Visiting A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year At forty May Attaway is at

  • Title: Rules for Visiting
  • Author: Jessica Francis Kane
  • ISBN: 0525559221
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rules for Visiting By Jessica Francis Kane A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway, a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year At forty, May Attaway is at home with plants than people Over the years, she s turned inward, finding pleasure in language, her work as a gardener, and keeping her neighbors at arm s length while A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway, a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year At forty, May Attaway is at home with plants than people Over the years, she s turned inward, finding pleasure in language, her work as a gardener, and keeping her neighbors at arm s length while keenly observing them But when she is unexpectedly granted some leave from her job, May is inspired to reconnect with four once close friends She knows they will never have a proper reunion, so she goes, one by one, to each of them A student of the classics, May considers her journey a female Odyssey What might the world have had if, instead of waiting, Penelope had set out on an adventure of her own RULES FOR VISITING is a woman s exploration of friendship in the digital age Deeply alert to the nobility and the ridiculousness of ordinary people, May savors the pleasures along the way afternoon ice cream with a long lost friend, surprise postcards from an unexpected crush, and a moving encounter with ancient beauty Though she gets a taste of viral online fame, May chooses to bypass her friends perfectly cultivated online lives to instead meet them in their messy analog ones.Ultimately, May learns that a best friend is someone who knows your story and she inspires us all to master the art of visiting Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes
    Rules for Visiting By Jessica Francis Kane

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    1. Tyler Goodson on said:

      Isn t every reading experience a visit to a character and the world they live in I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with May Attaway as she visits four of her friends Part of her journey is a scholarly and earnest pursuit to discover what it means to have and be a friend As May finds her answers, we are treated to a character and a story that are beautiful and quietly profound Consider this my thank you note.

    2. Sara on said:

      Book about a woman embarking upon an adventure in the name of friendship Hell yes May Attaway is hard to get to know she loves plants, her car, and eating at her local taqueria, but we gotta go with her and listen close to peel away her layers And damn if that isn t so relateable I love that she s 40 and she s thinking so much about the people around her and how to connect and tying her surroundings to literature and plants I honestly wish she could be my friend IRL and my use of IRL wo Book abo [...]

    3. Jillian Doherty on said:

      A brilliantly narrative, that could be a modern how to for feeling human, and reconnecting again Offering fascinating factoids from Emily Post, Jane Austen, Emily Dickinson, Newton, and Aristotle at its heart feels like Plato s lessons on platonic love.The narrative is directed by a reluctant heroin erudite is the best way I can think to describe May Attaway She s a quietly cerebral, gardener the kind of person who is not quite introverted, but so a person who just hasn t been asked A brilliantl [...]

    4. Andrea on said:

      More reviews and book ish content Club Book Mobile Andrea RBKRules for Visiting by Jessica Francis Kane was one of those books that just kept me thinking in a good way This is a fiction read although it reads like a nonfiction memoir where the main character decides to re invest in her friends She realizes that so much of friendship has become via social media, and she wants to change that She yearns for the way she used to be connected to her friends, and so she decides she s goi More reviews a [...]

    5. Susan on said:

      May Attaway is a forty year old woman with a job as a landscape gardener on a university campus She lives at home where she looks after her aging father When the university acknowledges her work over the years by giving her a mini sabbatical she decides to visit several of her friends Friends she hasn t seen in a while And while she attempts to navigate the modern world as a guest in other people s homes May is also trying to find meaning in her own life as well as identify who she is and ho May [...]

    6. James Beggarly on said:

      A university gardener gets a month of paid leave from her job and decides to visit four old friends, three in the US and one in England, to try set a spark to make these relationships matter again, but to also bring a spark to help her change the person she is now It s a lovely book about visiting friends and the history of visiting and friendships from writers through the ages.

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