A young aide in a nursing home believes she can rescue a patient after another aide’s harsh restraint–but she must face her own revulsion and rage in order to offer the compassion she intends.
“Three Women Wishing for a Boy”
The Broken Plate, 2011
Despite different circumstances and opportunities, three women across three generations must deal with the reality of a surprise pregnancy. Federica accepts the weight of tradition; Gianna rebels and rebels again; and Zita finds herself caught in their legacy as well as in the seemingly endless options of 21st-century America.