Undressing The Moon by T. Greenwood

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Dark and compassionate, graceful yet raw, Undressing the Moon explores the seams between childhood and adulthood, between love and loss…

At thirty, Piper Kincaid feels too young to be dying. Cancer has eaten away her strength; she’d be alone but for a childhood friend who’s come home by chance. Yet with all the questions of her future before her, she’s adrift in the past, remembering the fateful summer she turned fourteen and her life changed forever.

Her nervous father’s job search seemed stalled for good, as he hung around the house watching her mother’s every move. What he and Piper had both dreaded at last came to pass: Her restless, artistic mother, who smelled of lilacs and showed Piper beauty, finally left.

With no one to rely on, Piper struggled to hold on to what was important. She had a brother who loved her and a teacher enthralled with her potential. But her mother’s absence, her father’s distance, and a volatile secret threatened her delicate balance.

Now Piper is once again left with the jagged pieces of a shattered life. If she is ever going to put herself back together, she’ll have to begin with the summer that broke them all...

“Undressing the Moon beautifully elucidates the human capacity to maintain grace under unrelenting fire.”—Los Angeles Times

 

About T. Greenwood

See more books from this Author
Greenwood was born in Vermont. She teaches at George Washington University in Washingington, D.C. and The Writer's Guild in Bethesda, Maryland. She lives with her husband and two daughters in the D.C. area.
 
Published October 1, 2010 by Kensington Books. 289 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Undressing The Moon

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

When Piper Kinkaid was 14, her mother disappeared from the family’s working-class home in rural Vermont, perhaps with another man, certainly to escape her husband’s stifling neediness.

| Read Full Review of Undressing The Moon

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

The narrative, a mosaic of splintered memories fit skillfully together, is Piper's first-person version of the events that shaped her early years: her mother's inability to "breathe" in her marriage, the clues to her impending departure, Piper's subsequent perilous affair with her music teacher.

| Read Full Review of Undressing The Moon

Reader Rating for Undressing The Moon
85%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 32 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×