Take a Look at the Five and Ten [Willis, Connie]

Take a Look at the Five and Ten [Willis, Connie]

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    Ori's holidays are an endless series of elaborately awful meals cooked by her one-time stepfather Dave's latest bride. Attended by a loose assemblage of family, Ori particularly dreads Grandma Elving"--"grandmother of Dave's fourth wife"--"and her rhapsodizing about the Christmas she worked at Woolworth's in the 1950s. And, of course, she hates being condescended to by beautiful, popular Sloane and her latest handsome pre-med or pre-law boyfriend.

    But this Christmas is different. Sloane's latest catch Lassiter is extremely interested in Grandma Elving's boringly detailed memories of that seasonal job, seeing in them the hallmarks of a TFBM, or traumatic flashbulb memory. With Ori's assistance, he begins to use the older woman in an experiment"--"one she eagerly agrees to. As Ori and Lassiter spend more time together, Ori's feelings for him grow alongside the elusive mystery of Grandma's past.

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