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By Patricia Morrisroe

A humorous, poignant coming-of-age memoir informed throughout the footwear that she wore.
 
From child booties to orthopedic brogues (and the entire low and high heels in among) sneakers mark vital rites of passage, reminding us of either the great and undesirable occasions: the line no longer taken, the prince that received away, the ignored possibilities, the touring, the joys. such a lot of all, they bring about to brain the folks we’ve enjoyed and infrequently misplaced alongside the way.

Combining tidbits of cultural heritage, Morrisroe chronicles her lifestyles as a bullied Catholic schoolgirl in “Moby Dick” brogues; a besotted collage pupil in granny boots; an aspiring journalist in Annie corridor oxfords; a skeptical bride in her first Manolos; a reluctant fashionista in towering peep-toe pumps; and a involved daughter, whose aged mom was hoping that her New stability footwear could support her regain her previous stability. With wit and compassion, she introduces us to an unforgettable forged of characters, from her grandfather, who handled the kin to mythical foot rubs, to her husband, whose sizeable selection of classic Puma footwear threatened to weigh down their residence and derail their marriage.

Morrisroe’s “coming-of-age” is, at its middle, the tale of a iteration of girls who’ve loved an international of freedom and chance that was once unthinkable to their moms. Spanning 5 a long time and numerous shoes developments, 9 ½ slim is, like Love, Loss and What I Wore, about how we have in mind vital occasions via a coat, or a gown, or as a consequence, a Beatle boot or affirmation “wedgie.” together with her fascinating humorousness and impossible to resist voice, Morrisroe not just recounts her personal tale but additionally everywoman’s. humorous, candid and abruptly poignant, 9 ½ slender is approximately how we develop up, get older, and eventually develop into our personal sneakers.

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