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Nick Cristano may be living the life of a modern young professional in New YorkCity, but his loving grandparents never let him forget where he belongs: in NewJersey, in the bosom of his tenacious, tender-hearted, loud, loving, andwell-fed Italian-American grandparents, who live two doors down from each otherin Hoboken, and who lavish all of their affection on their last unmarriedgrandchild. Faithfully, Nick goes “over the river” to Grandma’s house everyweek for Sunday dinner. When he is offered an important promotion in Seattle,Washington, Nick threatens to break this routine by a distance of some 2,800miles!
Frank, Aida, Emma, and Nunzio are heartbroken at the prospect of their belovedgrandson raising a family all the way across the country — or worse, notraising a family at all! Besides the usual tactics of emotional blackmail, inorder to keep him safe at home, these wily elders cook up a matchmaking scheme,inviting lovely nurse Caitlin O’Hare over for Sunday dinner. Will the prospectof true love keep Nick from moving across the country? Over the River andThrough the Woods is a warm-hearted, boisterously funny, and touching storyabout intergenerational relationships, deep familial love, and the inevitablelittle heartbreaks that occur as time passes and children grow.