In Kate's world, pleasure and melancholy are close neighbors. Rules for Saying Goodbye follows Kate as she makes the unlikely migration from suburban California to a New England prep school, and then to Manhattan. There, she enjoys a dissipated life of bartending and writing novels, falling in love with the wrong boys. Her mother is desperate for Kate to marry someone, anyone, so she can be sure that someone else will love her daughter after she dies. But Kate has other ideas.
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