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Angels and Manners

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It’s not meant to be like this. Section 8 housing is for other people, not for Jen Manners, used to the suburbs and Junior League. But Jen’s now divorced, she has her daughter Emily to support, and the only job she can secure is working as a checker in the local grocery store.

She’s not the only one finding it difficult. Divorce has forced Carrie Angel into Section 8 housin
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Paperback, 280 pages
Published December 28th 2010 by Bywater Books (first published 2010)
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Delightful novel about two Section 8 housing moms, with teenage children, trying to patch their lives together. Not only does Chadwick do a great job with the teens in the novel (Tex is a crackup!), she perfectly captures the frustration and love of mothers with teens. Her writing is crisp, by turns funny and tender, and her dialogue genuine and unaffected. Albeit a tad predictable, Angels and Manners is a charming read in the tradition of Rita Mae Brown. A solid four stars.
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Cynn Chadwick was born and raised in New Jersey but has lived in the South for over twenty years. Earning both an MA in literature and an MFA in fiction at Goddard College in Vermont, Chadwick is currently a lecturer in the Creative Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Prior to earning her degrees, she worked for one of the first women in the United States to become a ...more
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