These Granite Islands
Publish date: March 9th 2011
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
The story is intimate, and the author intensely aware of what makes a life fully lived, from the sensations and sights to the books and ideas, to the depths of love—all loves, not just romantic love. It isn’t always pretty—age and disability, grief and death, are as vivid as the shores of the Great ...
A woman who is about to turn 100 looks over her life. This premise had me keep putting the audiobook back on the shelf. But finally, because I love the cover, I started listening to it. This book was really good and the narrator Melissa Hughes did such a wonderful job. I was never confused as to...
What a gorgeously understated story. Books like this are usually overlooked in favor of those with more flash and dazzle, and that's unfortunate. There is so much more care and skill in Sarah Stonich's writing than in those slapdash bestsellers. The author was an artist before teaching herself to w...
I couldn't stop reading this until I finally reached the end and I was boo-hooing. Beautifully written, very moving story of one woman's life, her marriage and time of ...
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