At Risk: A Novel Audiobook

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by Alice Hoffman
The bestselling inspirational tale of 1 family members coming to conditions with unspeakable tragedy and immeasurable enjoyIn a wonderful previous house in close proximity to the coast of Massachusetts, the Farrells go by means of the routines of a common August morning. 8-yr-aged Charlie, a junior biologist and dinosaur expert, tries to collect another one particular of his insect specimens. His sister, Amanda, a proficient gymnast who at eleven a long time outdated is presently conserving her money to consider out for the Olympic staff, prepares for her last meet of the summer. Ivan, their absent-minded father, is involved with his perform as an astronomer. Out in the backyard garden, Ivan s wife, Polly, wonders how she can trick her children into ingesting more zucchini. They are a family members as distinctive and regular as any other, but their globe will shortly be shattered when Amanda is diagnosed with AIDS. In an quick, every thing that gave their life meaning is ripped absent, and the intimacy that when came so in a natural way vanishes. As well overco…

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