Friday, February 29, 2008

Luncheonette: A Memoir by Steven Sorrentino




The Luncheonette is a great memoir following the life of Steven and his family. Steven an inspiring actor in New York, is forced to move back home and take over his families Luncheonette when his father becomes paralyzed on Christmas Eve. Steven gives us an account on the everyday events in the diner from the quirky customers to the annoying waitress who makes his life a bit more colorful.

Steven is forced to repress his homosexuality in his hometown but an unexpected love interest comes into his life...

This reader was able to predict this "love" story ... Like many other scenes that unfold.

While this story tells us about his family, the diner and his relationships with people in his life it is really about the relationship between a father and son...

Grade: B

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