Every Last Cuckoo
Publish date: January 22nd 2008
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages no: 277
Edition language: English
This book had such promise! The writer writes very well, but her ideas are somewhat all over the place. At some points, she makes such a wonderful observation, and then at other places, well, it's just dumb. (A kid's grades will fall because she learns to drive?)Also, the author doesn't seem to k...
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. An older couple are looking forward to living out their retirement years, when death suddenly changes the plans. A group of mismatched misfits move into their home ... and in the end it works for everyone. This was a touching, heartwarming book. With the fall ...
A quick read -- I liked the first half better somehow. Sarah, 70ish, comes to grips with her husband Charles' death. They had a long and good marriage, with one bad spell after her stillborn son. She goes on to have another boy (having 2 girls already), but she and Charles are estranged, although li...