All Fall Down: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
By Jennifer Weiner
Allison Weiss has a very good job...a good-looking husband...an lovely daughter...and a secret.
Allison Weiss is a standard operating mom, attempting to stability a company, getting older mom and dad, a tough daughter, and a wedding. but if the web site she develops takes to the air, she reveals herself challenged to the purpose of being thoroughly crushed. Her husband’s changing into far away, her daughter’s performing spoiled, her father is facing early Alzheimer’s, and her mother’s slightly dealing in any respect. As she struggles to carry her domestic and paintings lifestyles jointly, and meet all the wishes of the folks round her, Allison reveals that the painkillers she used to be prescribed for a again damage aid her care for greater than simply actual discomfort—they aid her think calm and get her via her more and more traumatic days. definite, she concerns a section that the bottles appear to empty a section speedier each one week, yet it’s in contrast to she’s a few Hollywood starlet partying all evening, or a homeless individual who’s misplaced every thing. It’s no longer as though she has a precise problem.
However, whilst Allison’s use will get to the purpose that she will be able to not control—or hide—it, she leads to an international she by no means concept she’d event outdoors of a film theater: rehab. Amid the teenage heroin addicts, the alcoholic grandmothers, the barely-trained “recovery coaches,” and the advisors who appear to think that one mode of restoration suits all, Allison struggles to get her existence again heading in the right direction, while she’s convincing herself that she’s now not as undesirable off because the ladies round her.
With a glowing comedic contact and soft, true-to-life characterizations, All crumple is a story of empowerment and redemption and Jennifer Weiner’s richest, such a lot soaking up and well timed tale but.
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