Review written by Margaret Suminski
Title: Eat Cake
Author: Jeanne Ray
Summary: Relationships in the family.
Rating: ★ ★ ★
Review: The book takes place in the 1950s. Ruth loves to bake cakes. She bakes for all occasions, sad or happy. Her mother earns her living playing piano. Her father is a pianist and lounge singer in bars. The book discusses the events of the family. First, the robbers kick in the mother’s door, next the father’s wrists are shattered. The parents are divorced. The family includes Ruth, her mother, her father, her two teen-age children, and her husband. Her husband is a hospital administrator who becomes un-employed. The family is running out of money. Ruth decides to open up a business called Eat Cake. If you like to bake, you will enjoy reading Eat Cake.
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