By Carol Anshaw
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Carry the One starts off within the hours following Carmen’s marriage ceremony reception, while a automobile jam-packed with stoned, inebriated, and sleepy visitors unintentionally hits and kills a woman on a gloomy kingdom street. For the following twenty-five years, these concerned, together with Carmen and her brother and sister, craft their lives based on this unmarried tragic second. As one personality says, “When you upload us up, you usually need to hold the one.” via friendships and amorous affairs; marriage and divorce; parenthood, vacation trips, and the modest calamities and triumphs of normal days, Carry the One indicates how one existence impacts one other and the way those that thrive and those that self-destruct are toward one another than we’d count on. As they search redemption via dependancy, social justice, and artwork, Anshaw’s characters replicate our private discomfort and longings, our joys, and our transcendent moments of realizing. This clever, wry, and erotically charged novel derives its strength and allure from the author’s beautiful use of language; her sympathy for her recognizable, very wrong characters; and her persuasive trust within the remodeling forces of time and love.
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I wasn't sure why the Professor was so concerned about my son, but I went back to my recipe, adding some pepper and nutmeg. "Who takes care of him when you're not home? Does your husband come home early from work? " "No, unfortunately there's no husband or grandmother. " "So he's at home all alone? He sits and waits for his mother in a dark house while you're here making dinner for a stranger? " No longer able to control himself, the Professor jumped up from his chair and began circling the table.
A blue star was stamped on the back of the card each time a housekeeper had to be replaced, and there were already nine stars on the Professor's card, a record during my years with the agency. When I went for my interview, I was greeted by a slender, elegant old woman with dyed brown hair swept up in a bun. She wore a knit dress and walked with a cane. "You will be taking care of my brother-in-law," she said. I tried to imagine why she would be responsible for her husband's brother. "None of the others have lasted long," she continued.
I nearly bit my tongue once when I started to mention something the newspaper had said about Prime Minister Miyazawa. ) And I felt awful about suggesting that we get a television to watch the summer Olympics in Barcelona. ) Still, the Professor gave no sign that this bothered him. When the conversation veered off in a direction he couldn't follow, he simply waited patiently until it returned to a topic he could handle. But, for his part, he never asked me anything about myself, how long I'd been working as a housekeeper, where I came from, or whether I had a family.
Carry the One by Carol Anshaw