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Bettyville

George Hodgman

Bettyville

a memoir

by George Hodgman

  • 366 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult children of aging parents,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Gay men,
  • Caregivers,
  • Aging parents,
  • Sons,
  • Family relationships,
  • Biography,
  • Care

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Viking, 2015.

    StatementGeorge Hodgman
    SeriesThorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1063.6 .H63 2015b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination479 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185069M
    ISBN 101410480429
    ISBN 109781410480422
    LC Control Number2015010228
    OCLC/WorldCa905970201

    Bettyville A Memoir (Book): Hodgman, George: "A witty, tender memoir of a son's journey home to care for his irascible mother--a tale of secrets, silences, and enduring love. When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Bettyville: A Memoir - Ebook written by George Hodgman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bettyville: A Memoir/5(22).

    Bettyville A Memoir (Book): Hodgman, George: "When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Will George lure her into assisted living? When hell freezes over. He can't bring himself to force her from the home both treasure.   Bettyville A Memoir (Book): Hodgman, George: "A witty, tender memoir of a son's journey home to care for his irascible mother--a tale of secrets, silences, and enduring love. When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit .

    "Bettyville" by mamabearreads (see profile) 04/21/ I started to skim this book; then found that skimming still didn't elicit new information so I skipped to the end and still nothing really changed. I do not recommend this book.   ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $Author: George Hodgman.


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George Hodgman, a well-regarded book and magazine editor who had his own moment as a literary cause célèbre in when he published “Bettyville,” a memoir about caring for. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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Evocative of The End of Your Life Book Club and The Tender Bar, Hodg-man’s debut is both an indelible portrait of a family and an exquisitely told tale of a prodigal son’s return. (From the publisher.) Discussion Questions 1.

Where, or what, is “Bettyville?” Describe your equivalent of Bettyville. George Hodgman, former Vanity Fair editor and author of acclaimed memoir “Bettyville,” was found dead Saturday evening.

Friends recall his wit, brilliance, and complex character. I'm Terry Gross, back with George Hodgman, author of the new book "Bettyville," a memoir about moving in with his year-old mother, Betty, in which meant moving back to his childhood home.

George Hodgman is a veteran magazine and book editor who has worked at Simon & Schuster, Vanity Fair, and Talk writing has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Interview, W, and Harper’s Bazaar, among other lives in New York City and Paris, Missouri.

The writing became a book, "Bettyville," a best-selling memoir. "When dealing with older women, a trip to the hairdresser and two Bloody Marys goes further than any prescription drug.".

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD “A beautifully crafted memoir, rich with humor and wisdom.” —Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club “The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great /5().

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Book reviews. Bettyville George Hodgman Review by Heather Seggel. March George Hodgman had defined himself by his work as an editor in New York City.

Newly out of a job, he returns home to small-town Paris, Missouri, and discovers that his mother, Betty, is in need of full-time care. Their affection and shared humor dance around the. "Bettyville" is not just a memoir about a son caring for his mother; it is a book that explores the difficult terrain of long-held roles within a family, the changing landscape of a small Southern.

This book is dedicated, first and foremost, to my best friends, my parents: George A. and Betty Baker Hodgman. Every word about them is written with : George Hodgman.

Bettyville follows George Hodgman (Broderick) after leaving Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri to care for his aging mother Betty (MacLaine).He expected to be away for only a few weeks.