Anna Quindlen’s fiction has taken on heavy topics (e.g., domestic abuse in Black and Blue), but Rise and Shine tackles lighter issues like family dynamics and self-discovery. When Meghan Fitzmaurice, anchor of a popular morning news program, calls a tech billionaire a ”f—ing a–hole” before her mic is turned off, she’s promptly booted by the network — and tumbles, headlong, into the family she’s skirted for years: her husband, son, and sister Bridget, a social worker. How Meghan finds herself, and what happens to her family in the process, is the stuff of midlist fiction everywhere. In Quindlen’s hands, it’s skillfully written but still nothing special.
Rise and ShineAnna Quindlen's fiction has taken on heavy topics (e.g., domestic abuse in Black and Blue), but Rise and Shine tackles lighter...Rise and ShineFictionAnna QuindlenAnna Quindlen's fiction has taken on heavy topics (e.g., domestic abuse in Black and Blue), but Rise and Shine tackles lighter...2006-08-23Random House
Genre: Fiction; Author: Anna Quindlen; Publisher: Random House
Posted August 23 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Justin Bieber walks off stage after asking fans to stop screaming
- Kings of Leon nab first No. 1 album with 'Walls'
- John Oliver offers Trump Emmy in return for accepting election results
- What to Watch Monday: Lynda Carter meets 'Supergirl'
- 'The Walking Dead' producers explain that crazy cliffhanger resolution
- 'The Walking Dead': Michael Cudlitz reflects on Abraham's big moment
- 'The Walking Dead': Steven Yeun weighs in on Glenn's fate