Places I Stopped on the Way Home (eBook)

A Memoir of Chaos and Grace

Meg Fee

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A beautiful memoir from an exciting young writer, Meg Fee, on finding her way in New York City. Full of the dramas and quiet moments that make up a life, told with humour, heart, and hope. 

In Places I Stopped on the Way Home, Meg Fee plots a decade of her life in New York City – from falling in love at the Lincoln Center to escaping the roommate (and bedbugs) from hell on Thompson Street, chasing false promises on 66th Street and the wrong men everywhere, and finding true friendships over glasses of wine in Harlem and Greenwich Village.

Weaving together her joys and sorrows, expectations and uncertainties, aspirations and realities, the result is an exhilarating collection of essays about love and friendship, failure and suffering, and above all hope. Join Meg on her heart-wrenching journey, as she cuts the difficult path to finding herself and finding home.

Meg Fee is a Texas-born writer who spent her formative adult years in
NYC. In 2017 she said goodbye to New York to pursue a Master of Public
Policy at Duke University.

"A beautifully warm-hearted and vulnerable memoir. I enjoyed every single page."

– Emma Gannon, author & broadcaster, Ctrl Alt Delete

“Meg writes so movingly about the way one’s ghosts can inhabit a city, and how courage comes from embracing them.”
– Daisy Buchanan, author, How to Be a Grown-Up

Places I Stopped on the Way Home is perfect – an exquisite articulation of loneliness and searching.”
– Laura Jane Williams, author, Ice Cream for Breakfast