I can see that some readers have come here looking for illumination on the ending of cto. what I would say is that the last word of the book offers a clue.
the podcast is called Write the Book. Shelagh’s show is on WOMM-LP – The Radiator – a noncommercial low-power FM radio station located in downtown Burlington, Vermont. here it is:
and discovers my old babysitter secret—look behind the books displayed on the shelves to find the dirty ones.
Excellent review by Sylvia Brownrigg!
signing on the fly