By Bella Pollen

ISBN-10: 0802126588

ISBN-13: 9780802126580

ISBN-10: 0802128122

ISBN-13: 9780802128126

Growing up the center baby of transatlantic parents—her English Rose mom and cowboy boot-loving father—Bella Pollen by no means fairly discovered tips on how to belong. Restlessly crossing from side to side among the bounds of kinfolk and freedom, England and the United States, domestic and away, she has sought yet ordinarily didn't include an adventurous spirit in the confines of traditional residing.

When she awakes one morning in an existential panic, Pollen grudgingly concludes that during order to maneuver ahead, she must take an exceptional examine her previous. In Meet Me within the In-Between, Pollen takes us at the uproarious trip of a existence, from her privileged, unorthodox early life in higher big apple via early marriage to a son of an eye-catching Mafioso, to the dusty border cities of Mexico the place she embarks on a border crossing with a few purple Floyd-loving smugglers. all through all, Bella grapples carefully with relationships, motherhood, occupation ups and downs, and a pathological worry of being boxed in.

Interwoven with beautiful unique illustrations via the award-winning Kate Boxer, it is a soft, humorous, and poignantly sincere tale of 1 woman’s quest to maintain trying to find the extreme in a regular lifestyles. comparable to Roz Chast’s Can't We discuss anything extra Pleasant? and Pam Houston’s Cowboys are my Weakness, novelist Bella Pollen has created an endearingly naughty and intoxicatingly funny, dead-on examine what it potential to be a contemporary girl.

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