|01||A Spray Of Bittersweet||20070101|
Suzanne Berne's wry and poignant story of how childhood memories can haunt and destroy, and how we gloss the past to suit our own needs.
Read by Debora Weston and abridged by Doreen Estall.Cynnie reluctantly arrives at her older sister's for a Thanksgiving family reunion.
|02||A Mollusc In A Blue Blazer||20070102|
Cynnie and Frances collect their elderly, long-estranged father from his young, second wife who is divorcing him.
|03||Blue Willow China||20070103|
Frances clucks with excitement as their father crosses her threshold for the first time in 25 years.
Cynnie however can only recall his dereliction.
Cynnie talks to her wayward niece about the family's dark past.
|05||A Special Bond||20070105|
After their mother's death when they were teenagers, Frances and Cynnie became 'closer than most sisters', but they still cling to contradictory versions of the past.
|06||Twenty-seven Pounds Of Solid Ice||20070108|
Farce and friction on Thanksgiving Morning.
|07||Two Kinds Of Stuffing||20070109|
Frances painstakingly creates the old-fashioned family Thanksgiving Dinner she's longed for.
But after the pumpkin pie, Cynnie angrily refuses to play happy families.
|08||An Unforgivable Thing||20070110|
When Frances' husband takes Cynnie's hand, Cynnie seeks revenge against her older sister.
|09||A Smoking Mess.||20070111|
Thanksgiving is over and the sisters continue to struggle with different versions of their shared past.
|10 LAST||The Unreliability Of Memory||20070112|
Cynnie lies down beside her dying father.