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Warming Up: A Novel Mary Hutchings Reed

Warming Up: A Novel

Mary Hutchings Reed

Published April 23rd 2013
ISBN : 9781938314056
Paperback
271 pages
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 About the Book 

Approaching forty, unemployed but well-off, talented but unknown, functional but depressed, former musical actress Cecilia Morrison reluctantly seeks therapy. Although she once won leading roles, Cecilia now cant bring herself to audition for parts.MoreApproaching forty, unemployed but well-off, talented but unknown, functional but depressed, former musical actress Cecilia Morrison reluctantly seeks therapy. Although she once won leading roles, Cecilia now cant bring herself to audition for parts. In the end its not therapy, but a runaway teenager who changes her life when he cons her out of sixty bucks. Whether at the apex of ones success or just starting out, Warming Up speaks to anyone whos ever wondered, Whats it all about? or who finds themselves doing something they never thought theyd do.Warming Up was a short list finalist for the 2011 William Wisdom-William Faulkner Prize for the Novel. Ten percent of the authors proceeds are donated to The Night Ministry, which provides temporary housing, transitional living, and parenting services to Chicagos homeless youth.