Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

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Over the River and Through the Woods is a warm-hearted and funny story about the lengths grandparents will go to keep the family together

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Nick Cristano is living the life of a modern young professional in New York City, but his loving grandparents won't let him forget where he belongs--in New Jersey, in the bosom of his loud, loving, Italian-American grandparents, who live two doors away from each other, and who lavish all of their affection on their last unmarried grandchild. Faithfully, Nick goes "over the river to Grandma's house" every week for Sunday dinner. But when he is offered a promotion in Seattle, Nick threatens to break this routine by a distance of 2,800+ miles! The grandparents are heartbroken at the prospect of their beloved grandson raising a family all the way across the country--or worse, not raising a family at all! In addition to emotional blackmail, these wily elders cook up a matchmaking scheme, inviting lovely nurse Caitlin O'Hare to Sunday dinner. Over the River and Through the Woods is a warmhearted, funny, and touching story about intergenerational relationships, deep family love, and the inevitable heartbreaks that occur as time passes and children grow