At eighty-five, Cory Ditchburn has finally agreed to a retrospective of her art. For years she had refused, afraid that any summing up of her life's work would mean she'd never work again. But now vanity has won out - vanity and the need to see it all one more time.
As she sorts through her photographs with Tyke, the son she abandoned for her lover and for World War II, eac...more
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Most of us agreed that this author writes beautifully detailed descriptions. The war action provided lessons for all of us, living far in time and space from that kind of fighting.
Most members found the book challenging to read given the relatively slow plot near the beginning and unlikeability of the main character and he ...more