The Lilith Summer

The Lilith Summer

by Hadley Irwin, Irwin
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Wanting to earn a ten speed bicycle, 12-year old Ellen reluctantly agrees to spend a summer as a companion to 77-year-old Lilith. A powerful friendship grows between these two intriguing characters, and both gain a deeper understanding of old age, loneliness, insecurity, and death.
"The story is warm and the writing exemplary."-The New York Times Book

See more details below

Overview

Wanting to earn a ten speed bicycle, 12-year old Ellen reluctantly agrees to spend a summer as a companion to 77-year-old Lilith. A powerful friendship grows between these two intriguing characters, and both gain a deeper understanding of old age, loneliness, insecurity, and death.
"The story is warm and the writing exemplary."-The New York Times Book Review

"A well-written, sympathetic but not sentimental story. An enjoyable, worthwhile book."-School Library Journal

"Written with grace and wit, the story entertains while it teaches a lesson about the human condition."-Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780912670522
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >