Review: THE GOLDFISH WENT ON VACATION by Patty Dann

Postcards from the Edge

by Polly Morrice for NY Times Books (Jan. 7, 2007)

“Most parents try to shield their young children from harm, an elastic concept that covers not just imminent threats but painful knowledge. Yet even the most protective parent must one day reveal the hard truth that life ends. For Patty Dann, a writer whose books include the novel “Mermaids,” that wrenching task came sooner than any mother would wish.” ”

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