Maggie Blake seems to have it all – a successful career as a psychologist, a great circle of supportive, free-spirited friends, a lovely cat named Moon — everything she thought she ever wanted. But when Maggie is called home to Buffalo for a funeral, she has no warning that her Silician-Irish family would expect her to give up her professional life and circle of friends to remain in New York permanently. Yet the pressure from her uncles, along with a budding romance within ‘The Family,’ has her both anxious and intrigued. Will her uncles Carmine and Renato apply their particular brand of Sicilian pressure to demand she return? Will her growing interest in Stevie D bloom into something she didn’t realize she might be missing in her otherwise perfect life? Maggie understands only too well what favors will be owed her if she succumbs to The Family’s demands.
From Buffalo to Woodstock to Houston to Paris to Las Vegas, Maggie’s wild ride includes a cross-dressing cousin, skinny-dipping in the Gulf with her besties, a pair of elderly aunts with a secret, a mother who channels Jackie Kennedy, a call girl named Lolly, a Buddhist officiant, and a serenade by Frank Sinatra!
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