Knock, Knock... Who's there? Suzanne McNear's memoir of an unconventional life filled with unexpected aperçus and odd encounters, written with quirky brilliance and elegant wisdom. A celebration and a triumph. -- --Lily Tuck, 2004 National Book Award Winner for News from Paraguay, whose most recent novel, I Married You for Happiness, appeared in 2011.
...the author describes people and events in striking, original and funny ways... --Kirkus
Before she was born, March Rivers listened to the music of promise and dreamed the things she might do with this wonderful life. But her premature arrival as a “four-pound tomato” sets her off on the wrong foot. Failing to fulfill other people's expectations, March finds her own life also failing to live up to her dreams as she grows up. Suzanne McNear’s Knock Knock, a Life brings a world of bright hopes and hard knocks into focus, where the Bishop rushes through … more