causing financial and emotional upheaval for his 75-year-old wife and two adult daughters as they are forced to move in
together. The book is replete with observations of how well and badly people behave in different types of relationships. It is a modern
day version of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, set in Manhattan, Palm Springs and Westport, Connecticut. Although there are
no surprises, Schine is adept at detailing the settings and emotions of her colorful characters.
Miriam Bradman Abrahams, mom, grandmom, avid reader, sometime writer, born in Havana, raised in Brooklyn, residing in Long Beach on Long Island. Longtime former One Region One Book chair and JBC liaison for Nassau Hadassah, currently presenting Incident at San Miguel with author AJ Sidransky who wrote the historical fiction based on her Cuban Jewish refugee family’s experiences during the revolution. Fluent in Spanish and Hebrew, certified hatha yoga instructor.