Three far-flung sisters come home to Martha’s Vineyard one last time. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their Irish father rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth.
4 A compelling story about the changing circumstances of life and the different ways of dealing with them.
4-5 Excellent. Well worth the read.
4 Took me back to Martha’s Vineyard. Enjoyed it–see page 275*!
*SPOILER FOR THE CURIOUS*
Page 275: “By the time he got to Camden, the sun was going down behind Mount Battie. He pulled into a gas station with a phone booth outside. The thing ate money, so he had to buy some gum and get change. He clanked in two quarters, dialed information.
‘Can I have the number for Alcoholics Anonymous in Camden?’ he asked.”