An inspired story of growing up ordinary--and extraordinary--in the Boston suburbs. Meeting Rozzy Halfway follows a family falling apart at the seams when one daughter descends into madness and the second daughter tries to protect her. A shattering story of love, power and madness.
"In a word..excellent. Leavitt is a wonderfully imaginative and compassionate writer. Her characters are rich and her voice is strong." -- Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
"Leavitt is a deft writer who brings a nice, wry specificity to the most incidental description." -- New York Times Book Review
"Leavitt's writing shows feeling and authority." -- The Boston Globe
"Like Rozzy herself, this is special." -- Library Journal
"Moving...the characters haunt the mind. This is indeed a writer of talent." -- Houston Chronicle
"Worth the stir it's creating. Leavitt has created real people for whom we care." -- Atlanta Journal & Constitution
ABOUT CAROLINE LEAVITT
Caroline Leavitt is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Is this Tomorrow, Pictures of You, and 8 other novels. Pictures of You was a best Book of the Year from the San Francisco Chronicle, the Providence Journal, Bookmarks and Kirkus magazine. Is This Tomorrow was a Best Book of the Year from January magazine, an Indie Next Pick, a San Francisco Chronicle Lit Pick, A Jewish Bookcouncil Bookclub pick, and the winner of an Audiophile Earphones Award. A Sundance Screenwriter's Lab finalist, she is also a 1990 recipient of a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship and is a National Magazine Award nominee.