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A Reckoning
     

A Reckoning

by May Sarton
 

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When Laura Spelman learns that she will not get well, she looks on this last illness as a journey during which she must reckon up her life, give up the nonessential, and concentrate on what she calls "the real connections."
The heart of the story is Laura's realization that for her the real connections have been with women: her brilliant and devastating

Overview

When Laura Spelman learns that she will not get well, she looks on this last illness as a journey during which she must reckon up her life, give up the nonessential, and concentrate on what she calls "the real connections."
The heart of the story is Laura's realization that for her the real connections have been with women: her brilliant and devastating mother, a difficult daughter, and most of all a woman she knew when she was young.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393316216
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/17/1997
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
693,830
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

May Sarton (1912-1995) was an acclaimed poet, novelist, and memoirist.

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