Mothers in Books
Fly Away by: Kristin Hannah
Fly away by: Kristin Hannah, reel’s you in from the start. Taking place in from the 1960's- 2010, it shows the many changes and hardships of each time. Hannah tells a story of tragedy, growth, and forgiveness as she reveals the life of Tully, a women who recently lost her best friend, Kate. Kate left Tully her family, forcing Tully to put a stop to her upbeat and outgoing life, and become a mother. The grieving of Tully and Kate’s children, is all consuming and calls for a third party to bring them back to the life Kate would have wanted for them. However, this third party stirs the pot instead of calms it. Dorothy, Tully’s seemingly nonexistent mother, comes to her daughter’s side to try and heal their past. In this heart-wrenching novel Hannah depicts motherhood in two different characters, Dorothy and Tully, both having messy lives and complicated circumstances.