I loved this sweet tribute to the author's mother. It is a book for anyone who is a caretaker for an aging parent.Published 7 months ago by K. Spangler
I have my own copy of this book and it is in beautiful condition. I bought another copy to give as a gift. It was unreadable. Read morePublished 13 months ago by margaret l kuhl
L'Engle's family experiences are sweet and understandable.
She weaves a tale that includes everyone.
You'll want to read it slowly so that you remember every word.
L'Engle is an extraordinary writer and the story of her last summer with her mother is so beautifully written that I felt I was in the midst of her family.Published 21 months ago by Martha Fraher
As book 2 of the 4 volume Crosswick Journals, The Summer of the Great-Grandmother remembers and reflects on the last summer of L'Engle's mother's life, spent at Crosswicks, their... Read morePublished on October 23, 2012 by librarylady
A couple of summers ago, I read the other two titles in the three-book series, Crosswicks Journals (book 1, A Circle of Quiet, book 3, The Irrational Season). Read morePublished on August 4, 2012 by Tamara Hill Murphy
This is a wonderful book that concerns caring for an elderly family member.L'Engel expresses feeling in an open and honest manner that are common to most people finding themselves... Read morePublished on July 18, 2012 by susan
Nice insight on how to spend the last few months with a loved one before death. Beautiful writing. Well done on a difficult subject. Read morePublished on January 6, 2012 by lawrence kittiver
I just lost my own mother and this book was just what I needed to read to help with my loss. I read it very quickly and I passed it on to my sister, who also loved it. Read morePublished on July 23, 2010 by Jean M. Kuhl