Julia Claiborne Johnson

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Be Frank With Me

3.88 avg rating — 15,924 ratings — published 2016 — 23 editions
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This was a delightfully fascinating and fun book about a reclusive author and her incredibly quirky irritatingly loveable son...Frank. It's also the story of Alice...who came to live with them so that Frank's mother could act..." Read more of this review »
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"It is really rare for a novel to be charming, funny and profound at the same time. "Be Frank With Me" pulls it off. I tore through it, so also: compulsively readable. My favorite novel of the year already."
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“My mother always said that the best way to connect with anybody who was a mother was to find a way to compliment her child.”
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