Where There’s Smoke, There’s Dinner: Stories of a Seared Childhood (Printing Partners Sponsor)

Regi Carpenter is the youngest daughter in a family that pulsates with contradictions: religious and raucous, tender but terrible, unfortunate yet irrepressible. These honest tales, some hilarious, some heartbreaking, celebrate the glorious and gut-wrenching lives of four generations of Carpenters raised on the Saint Lawrence River in upstate New York. From teenagers struggling to find their identity, to disabled veterans grappling with the aftermath of war and change, to the complications and sweetness of love between family members, this collection of linked short stories holds the universal message that life’s difficulties are softened by love and fortitude?and family.. This performance is from her published collection of stories of the same name.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Dinner

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