The Last Time I Was Me by Cathy Lamb


The Last Time I Was Me by Cathy Lamb

Lamb creates a witty, intelligent and impulsive main character - Jeanne Stewart - whose blunt retorts and actions race almost as fast as her lightning speed thoughts. This behavior lands her in a court ordered anger management class (and a precarious law suit). For one class assignment Jeanne decides to free herself from her anger by running naked at night along a river in her new home town. This, like many of Jeanne's actions, puts her in an intense predicament when she runs full steam into a man standing by the river. Jeanne immediately thinks, "What's the etiquette in this situation? I could see Emily Post: After running naked along a river and knocking over a strange man, make sure that you sincerely thank him for his time and efforts while politely shaking his hand. Send a note of appreciation in the mail the next day expressing your gratitude."

Lamb writes an intriguing story with an abundance of colorful and unpredictable characters which I came to care for, including "Naked Run Man." I swiftly read to the very end of the book to see what happened to Jeanne, her law suit, and the other people in her life. Check catalog for availability.

Submitted by Paula N. @ MPL Central




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