Author Eleanor Lerman - Watkins Glen

6/23/2021 2:31:00 PM

My guest is author Eleanor Lerman, and her new book is Watkins Glen. It's the story of Susan, a woman in her sixties, who finds herself taking care of her estranged older brother, Mark, who has Alzheimer's.

They are the children of a father who worked in his brothers' upholstery factory for most of the year but in the summers, escaped with his family to Watkins Glen, where he was the best outlaw drag racer in a town that primarily caters to high-end road racing.

After a life spent in New York City, Susan has moved back to Watkins Glen where she takes her brother to live―temporarily, she thinks.

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