Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey (English Edition)

᠕ Beginning reader Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey (English Edition) printable ᡩ Kindle Ebook Author Rachel Simon ᢁ ᠕ Beginning reader Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey (English Edition) printable ᡩ Kindle Ebook Author Rachel Simon ᢁ This perceptive, uplifting chronicle shows how much Simon, a creative writing professor at Bryn Mawr College, had to learn from her mentally retarded sister, Beth, about life, love and happiness Beth lives independently and is in a long term romantic relationship, but perhaps the most surprising thing about her, certainly to her mostly supportive family, is how she spends her days riding buses Six days a week the buses don t run on Sundays in her unnamed Pennsylvania city , all day, she cruises around, chatting up her favorite drivers, dispensing advice and holding her ground against those who find her a nuisance Rachel joined Beth on her rides for a year, a few days every two weeks, in an attempt to mend their distanced relationship and gain some insight into Beth s daily life She wound up learning a great deal about herself and how narrowly she d been seeing the world Beth s community within the transit system is a much stronger network than the one Rachel has in her hectic world, and some of the portraits of drivers and the other people in Beth s life are unforgettable Rachel juxtaposes this with the story of their childhood, including the dissolution of their parents marriage and the devastating abandonment by their mother, the effect of which is tied poignantly to the sisters present relationship Although she is honest about the frustrations of relating to her stubborn sister, Rachel comes to a new appreciation of her, and it is a pleasure for readers to share in that discovery Agent, Anne Edelstein Aug 26 Forecast A blurb from Rosie O Donnell and an author tour should pique women readers interest Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.Adult High School When she received an invitation to her mentally retarded sister s annual Plan of Care review, Simon realized that this was Beth s way of attempting to bring her back into her life Beth challenged the author to give a year of her life to riding her buses with her Even though Simon didn t know where it would take her, she accepted During that time, she came to see her sister as a person in her own right with strong feelings about how she wanted to live her life, despite what others thought Not everyone on the buses, drivers or passengers, liked or even tolerated Beth, and it shamed the author to realize that she sometimes felt the same way about her sibling As the year passed, Simon came to the realization that No one can be a good sister all the time I can only try my best Just because I am not a saint does not mean that I am a demon The time together became a year of personal discovery, of acceptance, and of renewed sibling love and closeness Clear writing and repeated conversations allow readers to hear the voices of both sisters There is much to mull over, to enjoy, and to savor in this book.Peggy Bercher, Fairfax County Public Library, VACopyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc. 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    • Format Kindle
    • Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey (English Edition)
    • Rachel Simon
    • Anglais
    • 17 January 2016
    • 308 pages

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