Bella Stander

”Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamorous blond Ukrainian divorcée…She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade,” recounts Nadia, the British-born daughter of Ukrainian immigrants. Seeking to protect Pappa from someone she’s sure is a gold-digging tart, Nadia forms an uneasy alliance with her estranged older sister. Yet despite their strenuous efforts, Pappa marries Valentina (who’s 36 to his 84). Not-so-hilarious complications ensue, many of them familiar to anyone who’s witnessed the ravages of age.

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