With honesty and compassion, she writes of the strange experience of growing up.
• She takes the reader back to ancient Athens, to tell the story of a well-to-do young girl’s rebellion.
• We meet a garrulous ironing lady who shares her domestic wisdom.
• An earnest (and bossy) daughter of a minister has a few ideas of her own to share.
• She recounts the touching tale of a son who learns that he really does have the courage he needs.
• In a freefall flight of fancy, she introduces her readers to a young man with ambitions to study a distant planet known as Earth.
• Everyone who knows her wonders what on earth could have made a very serious mother get the giggles.
• A young girl boasts that she is ready for anything—but can she handle the challenge at hand?
These characters—and more—await you in Tales the Laundress Told.