CHARMING BILLY by Alice McDermott, 1998. Billy Lynch’s friends have gathered together at a small Bronx bar, where they have come to comfort his widow and eulogize about the great romantic that he was. They tell us Billy’s tragic story, and grieve for the loss of a good friend and relative. A few secrets will be revealed, so it promises to be interesting.
NOTE: I’m not in the right mood to read this book, I’ve decided to set it aside and read something with less alcohol in the recipe! LOL