"In her midtwenties, Vikki Warner took a detour from the traditional path of marriage-kids-mortgage and purchased a crumbling three-story house in Providence, Rhode Island. Now adulthood means navigating a rotating cast of colorful tenants, exploding plumbing, and surprise renovations. Told with grit and good humor, this debut memoir is a candid exploration of how sharing space profoundly reshapes our lives and forces us to grow into ourselves."--Back...
A heartfelt coming-of-age memoir about taking the unbeaten path, owning a home, and holding it all-including yourself-together. Detouring from the traditional timeline of marriage-kids-house, twenty-six-year-old Vikki Warner skips straight to homeownership. She buys a downtrodden three-story house in Providence, Rhode Island, and suddenly finds herself responsible for a rotating cast of colorful tenants. Adulthood comes with unforeseen challenges:...